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bioengineering

noun bio·en·gi·neer·ing \-ˌen-jə-ˈnir-iŋ\

Definition of BIOENGINEERING

1
:  biological or medical application of engineering principles or engineering equipment —called also biomedical engineering
2
:  the application of biological techniques (as genetic recombination) to create modified versions of organisms (as crops); especially :  genetic engineering
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First Known Use of BIOENGINEERING

circa 1954

Rhymes with BIOENGINEERING

Medical Dictionary

bioengineering

noun bio·en·gi·neer·ing \-ˌen-jə-ˈni(ə)r-iŋ\

Medical Definition of BIOENGINEERING

1
:  biological or medical application of engineering principles (as the theory of control systems in models of the nervous system) or engineering equipment (as in the construction of artificial organs)—called also biomedical engineering
2
:  the application of biological techniques (as genetic recombination) to create modified versions of organisms (as crops); especially :  genetic engineering

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