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Etymology :
Function : noun.

1: An interdisciplinary field of academic study which aims at modeling natural, biological processes using mathematical techniques and tools[1].
2: Application of mathematics to organic forms to understand the relationship between morphology and biological theory. Based primarily upon the book “On Growth and Form” written in 1917 by D’Arcy Thompson[2].
3: Also Mathematical biology.

2. D’Arcy Thompson, 1917, "On Growth and Form".

(maite-bravo, 08/12/07)
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