Biogravics

Biogravics

That field of study dealing with the effect on living organisms (particularly man) of abnormal gravitational effects produced, e.g., by acceleration or by free fall; in the former case, heavier than normal weight is induced, and in the latter weightlessness.

Origin: bio-_ L. Gravis, weight

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Biogravics&oldid=34235"
First | Previous (Biography) | Next (Bioh3) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.