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bioelectric

or bioelectrical

[bahy-oh-i-lek-trik or bahy-oh-i-lek-tri-kuh l] /ˌbaɪ oʊ ɪˈlɛk trɪk or ˌbaɪ oʊ ɪˈlɛk trɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to electric phenomena occurring in living organisms.
Origin of bioelectric
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20; bio- + electric
Related forms
bioelectricity
[bahy-oh-i-lek-tris-i-tee, -ee-lek-] /ˌbaɪ oʊ ɪ lɛkˈtrɪs ɪ ti, -ˌi lɛk-/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bioelectricity

bioelectricity

/ˌbaɪəʊˌɪlɛkˈtrɪsɪtɪ/
noun
1.
electricity generated by a living organism
Derived Forms
bioelectric, adjective
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