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.

Nearby words

  1. biometrics,
  2. biometry,
  3. biomicroscope,
  4. biomicroscopy,
  5. biomimetic,
  6. biomimicry,
  7. biomodeling,
  8. biomorph,
  9. biomorphic,
  10. bion

Related formsbi·o·mi·met·ic, adjective

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