[ bahy-oh-pros-es or, esp. British, -proh-ses ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˈprɒs ɛs or, esp. British, -ˈproʊ sɛs /


a method or operation of preparing a biological material, especially a product of genetic engineering, for commercial use.

verb (used with object)

to treat or prepare through bioprocess.


noting, pertaining to, or involving a bioprocess: bioprocess technology.


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Origin of bioprocess

First recorded in 1975–80; bio- + process Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020