biosensor


bio·sen·sor

noun \-ˈsen-ˌsr, -ˈsen(t)-sər\

Definition of BIOSENSOR

:  a device that monitors and transmits information about a life process; especially :  a device consisting of a biological component (as an enzyme or bacterium) that reacts with a target substance and a signal-generating electrochemical component that detects the resulting products or by-products

First Known Use of BIOSENSOR

1962

bio·sen·sor

noun \ˈbī-ō-ˌsen-ˌs(ə)r, -ˌsen(t)-sər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BIOSENSOR

: a device and especially one consisting of a biological component (as an enzyme or bacterium) that aids in the detection of a target substance

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