biomimetics

[ bahy-oh-mi-met-iks ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊ mɪˈmɛt ɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the study and development of synthetic systems that mimic the formation, function, or structure of biologically produced substances and materials and biological mechanisms and processes.

OTHER WORDS FROM biomimetics

bi·o·mi·met·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for biomimetic

biomimetic
/ (ˌbaɪəʊmɪˈmɛtɪk) /

adjective

(of a human-made product) imitating nature or a natural process
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