the study of how humans and animals perform certain tasks and solve certain problems, and of the application of the findings to the design of electronic devices and mechanical parts.
noun (functioning as sing)
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
the technique of replacing a limb or body part by an artificial limb or part that is electronically or mechanically powered
The use of a system or design found in nature, such as the ability of plants to store solar energy or the aerodynamic design of bird wings, as a model for designing machines and other artificial systems.
ecology (def 1). Historical Examples Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches Louis M. Roth Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7 Various Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches Louis M. Roth Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley noun (functioning […]
physiology. ecology. Historical Examples The Wonders of Life Ernst Haeckel
noun a naturally occurring or derived substance or an organism that controls pests by nontoxic means
adjective of or relating to drugs produced using biotechnology Contemporary Examples Kythera Helps You Melt Your Double Chin, No Diet or Surgery Required Daniel Gross September 16, 2013 noun Examples Usage Note