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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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Translations

bioengineering

[ˈbaɪəʊendʒɪˈnɪərɪŋ] Nbioingeniería f
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bioengineering

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

n bioingeniería
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Washington, February 21 ( ANI ): Using 3-D printing and injectable molds, Cornell bioengineers and physicians have created an artificial ear that looks and acts like a natural ear, giving new hope to thousands of children born with a congenital deformity called microtia.
Furthermore, as bioengineers explore how bacteria, microorganisms, and plants produce electridty, technology managers are finding ways to use bioengineering and biomimicry to enhance business efficiency and sustainability.
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Bioengineers have created an artificial environment for stem cells that simultaneously provides the chemical, mechanical and electrical cues necessary for stem cell growth and differentiation.
Bioengineers with the Cleveland Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) Center, a VA research center of excellence, demonstrated new prosthetics technology at the 5th Annual Capitol Hill Modeling and Simulation Expo.
The workshop activity introduced them to outstanding women in bioengineering and raised their awareness of these female bioengineers' contributions to engineering and society.