bionics


bi·on·ics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction \bī-ˈä-niks\

Definition of BIONICS

:  a science concerned with the application of data about the functioning of biological systems to the solution of engineering problems

Origin of BIONICS

2bi- + -onics (as in electronics)
First Known Use: 1960

bi·on·ics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction \bī-ˈän-iks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BIONICS

: a science concerned with the application of data about the functioning of biological systems to the solution of engineering problems

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