bionics


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bi·on·ics

 (bī-ŏn′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
Application of biological principles to the study and design of engineering systems, especially electronic systems.

bionics

(baɪˈɒnɪks)
n (functioning as singular)
1. (Computer Science) the study of certain biological functions, esp those relating to the brain, that are applicable to the development of electronic equipment, such as computer hardware, designed to operate in a similar manner
2. (Surgery) the technique of replacing a limb or body part by an artificial limb or part that is electronically or mechanically powered
[C20: from bio- + (electr)onics]

bi•on•ics

(baɪˈɒn ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the study of the means by which humans and animals perform tasks and solve problems, and of the application of the findings to the design of electronic devices and mechanical parts.
[1955–60; bio (logy) + (electro) nics]

bi·on·ics

(bī-ŏn′ĭks)
The use of a system or design found in nature, such as the ability of plants to store solar energy, as a model for designing artificial systems, such as machines.

bionic adjective

bionics

1. the science or study of how man and animals perform tasks and solve certain types of problems involving use of the body.
2. the application of this study to the design of computer-driven and other automated equipment.
3. the application of this study to the design of artificial limbs, organs, and other prosthetic devices. — bionic, adj.
See also: Automation, Body, Human
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bionics - application of biological principles to the study and design of engineering systems (especially electronic systems)
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
bionika
bionik
bionika
tölvulíffræîi; líftölvufræîi
bionika
bionika
bionika
biyonikdirim elektroniği

bionics

[baɪˈɒnɪks] NSINGelectrónica f biológica

bionics

[baɪˈɒnɪks] nsgbionica

bionics

(baiˈoniks) noun singular
the use of biological principles in the design of computers etc.
biˈonic adjective
of or using bionics.
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NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-15 May 2003-Ossur hf and Victhom Human Bionics Inc sign global partnership agreement(C)1994-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
And the day [of his birthday] we got a text from Open Bionics in Galway asking us to come down and see them but when we got handed the bill it was for [euro]23,000."
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Advanced Bionics is a develops hearing solutions for individuals with severe-to-profound hearing loss who no longer benefit from hearing aids.
Danish biotechnology company Zealand Pharma (CPH: ZEAL) and US-based medical device developer Beta Bionics Inc announced on Thursday a positive outcome from their Phase 2a clinical safety trial for dasiglucagon.
Robotic exoskeleton company Ekso Bionics Holdings Inc (NasdaqCM:EKSO) reported on Thursday the addition of Howard Palefsky to its board of directors with immediate effect.
Samantha Payne, of Open Bionics, told the audience at Wired Next Generation: "These previously existed in science fiction but today they're a reality."
The report “Artificial Organ And Bionics Market Analysis By Product (Artificial Heart, Liver, Kidney, Pancreas, Bionic, Limbs, Heart Valves, Cardiac, Vision), By Technology (Mechanical, Electronic) And Segment Forecasts To 2020,” is available now to Grand View Research customers and can also be purchased directly at http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/artificial-organ-and-bionics
The Co Down lad travelled to Open Bionics in Galway last month to get fitted for the Hero Arm but his parents were left devastated when the bill was higher than expected due to issues like warranty costs.
The most notable is Ottobock, a well-established German prosthetics company with hundreds of millions of dollars in annual revenue, that has ventured into bionic limbs whereas the hottest player in the new economy is Open Bionics - a UK-based company with $8.8m in investments - that has disrupted the industry with low-cost products since its founding in 2014.