Also called biomedical engineering. the application of engineering principles and techniques to problems in medicine and biology, as the design and production of artificial limbs and organs.
the branch of engineering that deals with applications of biological processes to the manufacture of products, as the use of fermentation to produce beer.
the design and manufacture of aids, such as artificial limbs, to rectify defective body functions
the design, manufacture, and maintenance of engineering equipment used in biosynthetic processes, such as fermentation
See biomedical engineering.
noun a biofuel based on alcohol which may be combined with petrol for use in vehicles bioethanol (bī’ō-ěth’ə-nôl’) See under biofuel.
the condition in which different formulations of the same drug or chemical are equally absorbed when taken into the body.
a field of study concerned with the ethics and philosophical implications of certain biological and medical procedures, technologies, and treatments, as organ transplants, genetic engineering, and care of the terminally ill. Contemporary Examples Barack’s Enforcer Martin Sieff November 5, 2008 noun (functioning as sing) the study of ethical problems arising from biological research and its […]
the branch of biology dealing with the study of biological communities and the interactions among their members. noun the branch of ecology concerned with the relationships and interactions between the members of a natural community biocenology (bī’ō-sə-nŏl’ə-jē) The study of ecological communities and of interactions among their members.