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 (bī′ō-ĭ-lĕk′trĭk) also bi·o·e·lec·tri·cal (-trĭ-kəl)
1. Of or having to do with the electric current generated by living tissue.
2. Of or relating to the effects of electricity on living tissue.

bi′o·e·lec·tric′i·ty (-ĭ-lĕk-trĭs′ĭ-tē, -ē′lĕk-) n.


(Biology) electricity generated by a living organism
ˌbioeˈlectric adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bioelectricity - electric phenomena in animals or plants
organic phenomenon - (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
brain wave, brainwave, cortical potential - (neurophysiology) rapid fluctuations of voltage between parts of the cerebral cortex that are detectable with an electroencephalograph
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Other "continuous capillary driven flow mode" could also be used for the generation of bioelectricity.
In addition, sugar cane straw has high potential to be burned for bioelectricity cogeneration.
XI Ming-yue, Bioelectricity Production from Microbial Fuel using Escherichia Coli (Glucose and Brewery Waste), Chin.
One type of FCs is microbial fuel cell (MFC) which involves microorganism as a biocatalyst compartment for production of bioelectricity in anaerobic condition [119,120].
The MFC constructed was subjected for the bioelectricity production by using vegetable waste extract as substrate.
In this direction, production of ethanol, biodiesel, biohydrogen and bioelectricity from waste materials are finding prominence.
Campenot presents this scientific explanation and science history for the general public of bioelectricity, from conduction in the brain and nervous system to the delicate signaling across all cell membranes to dramatic capabilites like those of electric eels.
The Federal Government has adopted a series of incentives aiming to increase the participation of bioelectricity in the national energy mix, with the diversification and decentralization of electric power generation, and with energy bids dedicated to renewable sources, (BRAZIL, 2013).
Recently, there has been a wide variety of applications on bioelectricity of the human with the development of HCI (human-computer-interaction) [1].