noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1912 1. the biology of energy transformations and energy exchanges (as in photosynthesis) within and between living things and their environments 2. a system of physical and psychological therapy that is held to increase well-being by releasing blocked physical and psychic energy • bioenergetic adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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