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biomedicine

[ bahy-oh-med-uh-sin ]

noun

  1. the application of the natural sciences, especially the biological and physiological sciences, to clinical medicine.
  2. the science concerned with the effects of the environment on the human body, especially environments associated with space travel.


biomedicine

/ ˌbaɪəʊˈmɛdɪsɪn; -ˈmɛdsɪn /

noun

  1. the medical study of the effects of unusual environmental stress on human beings, esp in connection with space travel
  2. the study of herbal remedies


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Other Words From

  • bio·medi·cal adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of biomedicine1

First recorded in 1945–50; bio- + medicine

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Example Sentences

AI is proving increasingly adept at solving complex challenges in everything from business to biomedicine, so the idea of using it to help design solutions to social problems is an attractive one.

Hosted by our senior editor for biomedicine, Antonio Regalado, it’s a detective story about the genome of the virus, about people in labs doing sensitive research on dangerous germs and the crisis they’re in now.

Another place the new PLA might prove useful, Karamanlioglu says, is in biomedicine.

I think of data science as a marriage of computing, statistics, ethics, and a domain emphasis or a disciplinary emphasis, be it biomedicine and health, climate and sustainability, or human welfare and social justice, and so on.

The city’s tech ecosystem appears to have a robust space for machine learning, artificial intelligence, biomedicine, fintech, travel tech, oil, renewables, e-commerce, gaming, health tech, deep tech, space tech and insurtech.

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