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- Biology : The science of life — of complex, self-organizing, information-processing systems living in the past, present or future.
- Physics : The study of forces and energies in space and time.
- Biophysics : The study of forces and energies in biological systems.
- Mechanics : In physics, all theories explaining the behaviour of matter.
- Elasticity (physics) : The property of undergoing reversible deformations under applied stress.
- Flight (biology) : Aerial locomotion by living organisms.
- Flow (mechanics) : Add brief definition or description
- Gyrification : The folding process during brain development, or the extent of folding.
- Ligament : Add brief definition or description
- Muscle : Animal tissue type to generate power for locomotion.
- Skeleton : An organism's mechanical support structure.
- Cytoskeleton : The mechanical scaffold, made up of fibrous proteins, determining the shape of a cell.
- Exoskeleton : A mechanical support structure surrounding an organism's soft tissue.
- Endoskeleton : A mechanical support structure embedded in an organism's soft tissue.
- Swimming : The movement of an organism, vessel or other object on the surface of water or other liquids.
- Tensegrity : The structural integrity achieved by balanced pulling and pushing forces in biological structures or architecture; the word is a linguistic blend of tension and integrity.
- Viscosity : Add brief definition or description
- Force : Vector quantity that tends to produce an acceleration of a body in the direction of its application.
- Pressure : A ratio equal to the force applied perpendicular to the surface of the area divided by that area (force/area).
- Shear : Add brief definition or description
- Actin : A globular protein that can polymerise to form microfilaments; essential for cell movement and muscle contraction.
- Myosin : Add brief definition or description
- Molecular motor : Add brief definition or description
- Brownian ratchet : Add brief definition or description
- Wind pollination : Add brief definition or description
- Osteoporosis : Reduction of bone mass without alteration in the composition of bone, leading to fractures.
- Tooth : A biomineralized structure in the mouth of animals, used for mechanical disintegration of food.
- : The formation of mineral crystals by living systems.
- Fossilization : The set of geological processes that convert organic remains into fossils.
- Theoretical biology : The study of biological systems by theoretical means.
- Bionics : The application of biological principles in technical design.
- Systems biology : The study of biological systems as a whole.