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.
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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.
pertaining to the environment of living organisms: Bioenvironmental engineers seek to reduce air and water pollution. Historical Examples Atoms, Nature, and Man Neal O. Hines Atoms, Nature, and Man Neal O. Hines
the condition in which different formulations of the same drug or chemical are equally absorbed when taken into the body. Contemporary Examples Those Generic Drugs May Not Have Been What You Thought They Were Megan McArdle May 16, 2013
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 The $330,000 Fake Burger Nico Hines August 4, 2013 Why We Shouldn’t Freak Out Over Three-Person IVF Emily Shire February 27, 2014 […]
a method of learning to control one’s bodily functions by monitoring one’s own brain waves, blood pressure, degree of muscle tension, etc. the feedback thus obtained. Historical Examples When You Don’t Know Where to Turn Steven J. Bartlett When You Don’t Know Where to Turn Steven J. Bartlett When You Don’t Know Where to Turn […]