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 (bī′ō-ĭ-lĕk-trŏn′ĭks, -ē-lĕk-)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The application of the principles of electronics to biology and medicine.
2. The study of the role of intermolecular electron transfer in physiological processes.

bi′o·e·lec·tron′ic adj.
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(ˌbaɪ oʊ ɪ lɛkˈtrɒn ɪks, -ˌi lɛk-)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
1. the study of electron transfer reactions as they occur in biological systems.
2. the application of electronic devices to living organisms for clinical testing, diagnosis, and therapy.
bi`o•e•lec•tron′ic, adj.
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