biocybernetics

[ bahy-oh-sahy-ber-net-iks ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˌsaɪ bərˈnɛt ɪks /

noun Biology.(used with a singular verb)

the application of mathematical theory to communication and control in living organisms, especially regarding physiological feedback mechanisms and central nervous system control.

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Origin of biocybernetics

First recorded in 1965–70; bio- + cybernetics

OTHER WORDS FROM biocybernetics

bi·o·cy·ber·net·ic, adjectivebi·o·cy·ber·net·i·cist, bi·o·cy·ber·ne·ti·cian [bahy-oh-sahy-ber-ni-tish-uhn], /ˌbaɪ oʊˌsaɪ bər nɪˈtɪʃ ən/, noun
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