[ bahy-oh-sen-ser, -sawr, bahy-oh-sen- ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˈsɛn sər, -sɔr, ˈbaɪ oʊˌsɛn- /


a device that senses and transmits information about a biological process, as blood pressure, of an individual under observation.

Origin of biosensor Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for biosensor

[ bīō-sĕn′sər, -sôr ]


A device that detects, records, and transmits information regarding a physiological change or process.
A device that uses biological materials to monitor the presence of various chemicals in a substance.
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