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1. The application of engineering principles and techniques to the field of biology, especially biomedicine, as in the development of prostheses, biomaterials, and medical devices and instruments. Also called biomedical engineering.
2. Genetic engineering.
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1. (Medicine) the design and manufacture of aids, such as artificial limbs, to rectify defective body functions
2. (General Engineering) the design, manufacture, and maintenance of engineering equipment used in biosynthetic processes, such as fermentation
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bi•o•en•gi•neer•ing(ˌbaɪ oʊˌɛn dʒəˈnɪər ɪŋ)
1. the application of engineering principles and techniques to problems in medicine and biology, as the design and production of artificial limbs and organs.
2. the branch of engineering that deals with applications of biological processes to the manufacture of products.
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|Noun||1.||bioengineering - the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments|
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bioengineering[ˈbaɪəʊendʒɪˈnɪərɪŋ] N → bioingeniería f
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bioengineeringbio-engineering [ˌbaɪəʊɛndʒɪˈnɪərɪŋ] n
(MEDICINE) → bioingénierie f
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