Medical Dictionary


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

Medical Definition of BIOENGINEERING

:  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
:  the application of biological techniques (as genetic recombination) to create modified versions of organisms (as crops); especially :  genetic engineering
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