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n. Informal
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(Biochemistry) short for biotechnology
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(ˈbaɪ oʊˌtɛk)

[1970–75; by shortening]
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Noun1.biotech - the branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processesbiotech - the branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processes; "biotechnology produced genetically altered bacteria that solved the problem"
molecular biology - the branch of biology that studies the structure and activity of macromolecules essential to life (and especially with their genetic role)
bioremediation - the branch of biotechnology that uses biological process to overcome environmental problems
gene-splicing, genetic engineering, recombinant DNA technology - the technology of preparing recombinant DNA in vitro by cutting up DNA molecules and splicing together fragments from more than one organism
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modif [industry] → biotechnologique; [company] → de biotechnologie; [shares] → biotechnologique
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Islamabad -- According to a study, it is expected that the commercialization of biotech corn will spur the growth of maize production.
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