[ bahy-oh-en-juh-neer-ing ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˌɛn dʒəˈnɪər ɪŋ /
Also called biomedical engineering. the application of engineering principles and techniques to problems in medicine and biology, as the design and production of artificial limbs and organs.
the branch of engineering that deals with applications of biological processes to the manufacture of products, as the use of fermentation to produce beer.
Origin of bioengineering
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DIY Bio has been slow to take off in Europe, for instance, because bioengineering regulations there are more burdensome.
/ (ˌbaɪəʊˌɛndʒɪˈnɪərɪŋ) /
the design and manufacture of aids, such as artificial limbs, to rectify defective body functions
the design, manufacture, and maintenance of engineering equipment used in biosynthetic processes, such as fermentation
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[ bī′ō-ĕn′jə-nîr′ĭng ]
See biomedical engineering.
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