biomedicine


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bi·o·med·i·cine

 (bī′ō-mĕd′ĭ-sĭn)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the application of the biological sciences, especially biochemistry, molecular biology, and genetics, to the understanding, treatment, and prevention of disease.

bi′o·med′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.

biomedicine

(ˌbaɪəʊˈmɛdɪsɪn; -ˈmɛdsɪn)
n
1. (Medicine) the medical study of the effects of unusual environmental stress on human beings, esp in connection with space travel
2. (Complementary Medicine) the study of herbal remedies

bi•o•med•i•cine

(ˌbaɪ oʊˈmɛd ə sɪn)

n.
the application of the natural sciences to clinical medicine.
[1945–50]
bi`o•med′i•cal, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biomedicine - the branch of medical science that applies biological and physiological principles to clinical practicebiomedicine - the branch of medical science that applies biological and physiological principles to clinical practice
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
2.biomedicine - the branch of medical science that studies the ability of organisms to withstand environmental stress (as in space travel)biomedicine - the branch of medical science that studies the ability of organisms to withstand environmental stress (as in space travel)
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
aeromedicine, aerospace medicine, aviation medicine - the study and treatment of disorders associated with flight (especially with space flight)
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