Origin of biomedical engineering
First recorded in 1965–70
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Science definitions for biomedical engineering
[ bī′ō-mĕd′ĭ-kəl ]
The application of engineering techniques to the understanding of biological systems and to the development of therapeutic technologies and devices. Kidney dialysis, pacemakers, synthetic skin, artificial joints, and protheses are some products of biomedical engineering. Also called bioengineering
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