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bi·o·en·gi·neer·ing

 (bī′ō-ĕn′jə-nîr′ĭng)
n.
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.

bioengineering

(ˌbaɪəʊˌɛndʒɪˈnɪərɪŋ)
n
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
ˌbioˌengiˈneer n

bi•o•en•gi•neer•ing

(ˌbaɪ oʊˌɛn dʒəˈnɪər ɪŋ)

n.
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.
[1960–65]
bi`o•en`gi•neer′, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bioengineering - the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environmentsbioengineering - the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments
applied science, engineering science, technology, engineering - the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
Translations

bioengineering

[ˈbaɪəʊendʒɪˈnɪərɪŋ] Nbioingeniería f

bioengineering

bio-engineering [ˌbaɪəʊɛndʒɪˈnɪərɪŋ] n
(= genetic engineering) → génie m génétique
(MEDICINE)bioingénierie f

bioengineering

n bioingeniería
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XVIVO Perfusion Inc, a subsidiary of medical technology company XVIVO Perfusion AB (STO: XVIVO) and biotechnology company United Therapeutics Corporation (Nasdaq: UTHR) announced on Tuesday that the use of XVIVO's ex-vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) technology will be incorporated into the Silver Spring,Maryland laboratory of Lung Bioengineering Inc, a subsidiary of United Therapeutics' public benefit corporation subsidiary Lung Biotechnology PBC.
Silver Spring-based United Therapeutics Corp., a subsidiary of XVIVO Perfusion AB, announced Tuesday XVIVO's ex-vivo lung perfusion technology will be incorporated into thelaboratory of Lung Bioengineering Inc., a subsidiary of United Therapeutics' public benefit corporation subsidiary Lung Biotechnology PBC.<br />Lung Bioengineering has agreed to purchase multiple XVIVO Perfusion System machines from XVIVO Perfusion for use in its Silver Spring EVLP laboratory, while XVIVO Perfusion agreed to provide training and supplies for use of the machines to re-evaluate donated lungs that have initially been deemed unsuitable for transplant directly following explant from the donor.<br />&nbsp;
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The University of New Hampshire has been awarded a fivesyear, $10 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's to fund a new Center of Biomedical Research Excellence, which seeks to speed up commercialization of the university's basic biomedical and bioengineering research.