cyborg

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cy·borg

 (sī′bôrg′)
n.
An organism, often a human, that has certain physiological processes enhanced or controlled by mechanical or electronic devices, especially when they are integrated with the nervous system.

[cyb(ernetic) + org(anism).]

cyborg

(ˈsaɪˌbɔːɡ)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (in science fiction) a living being whose powers are enhanced by computer implants or mechanical body parts
[C20: from cyb(ernetic) org(anism)]

cy•borg

(ˈsaɪ bɔrg)

n.
a person whose physiological functioning is enhanced by mechanical or electronic devices.
[1960–65; cyb(ernetic)org(anism)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cyborg - a human being whose body has been taken over in whole or in part by electromechanical devicescyborg - a human being whose body has been taken over in whole or in part by electromechanical devices; "a cyborg is a cybernetic organism"
machine - an efficient person; "the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine"
Translations
kyborg
cyborg
サイボーグ

cyborg

[ˈsaɪbɔːg] Nciborg m, organismo m cibernético

cyborg

[ˈsaɪbɔːrg] ncyborg m

cyborg

nCyborg m, → Robotermensch m
References in periodicals archive ?
There are also many types of art that work towards creating public awareness of cybernetic organisms.
Trien likened the UNTAME framework to the Borg, a fictitious race of cybernetic organisms in "Star Trek: The Next Generation" that assimilated other cultures throughout the galaxy.
Prof Kevin Warwick, who delivered this year's Aston University Christmas Lecture, explained the ways in which technology and biology are merging to create what in the science fiction world are termed cyborgs, or cybernetic organisms.