[bahy-oh-pros-es or, esp. British, -proh-ses]Biotechnology


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.

Origin of bioprocess

First recorded in 1975–80; bio- + process Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019