bio·​elec·​tric ˌbī-(ˌ)ō-i-ˈlek-trik How to pronounce bioelectric (audio)
variants or less commonly bioelectrical
: of or relating to electric phenomena in living organisms
bioelectricity noun

Examples of bioelectric in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An option that’s taken off in gyms and workout studios, such as Anytime Fitness and Orangetheory Fitness is bioelectric impedance analysis, using devices such as the InBody or the Evolt 360. Allison Aubrey, NPR, 3 June 2024 The battle between mankind and the film’s titular machinery, which has been secretly harvesting humans’ bioelectric energy to keep itself afloat, is presented as the fight between Neo (Keanu Reeves) and Agent Smith (Hugo Weaving). Manuel Betancourt, Los Angeles Times, 31 Mar. 2024 Levin thinks bioelectric signaling between cells creates particularly powerful information-processing capabilities that can influence morphology. Philip Ball, Scientific American, 18 Apr. 2023 Green Goblin After taking down Venom, aka Harry Osborne, Miles manages to briefly resuscitate him with his bioelectric powers. George Yang, Variety, 22 Oct. 2023 Levin believes this information is delivered to the cells via bioelectric signaling, which governs the maintenance of form in other organisms such as fish, frogs and humans. Philip Ball, Scientific American, 18 Apr. 2023 But neurons are not the only bioelectric network in the body. IEEE Spectrum, 23 May 2023 Enlisting his training in computer science, Levin is now determined to crack the body’s bioelectric code. Jonathon Keats, Discover Magazine, 9 Nov. 2017 However, the bird can compensate by changing its internal bioelectric field. The Physics Arxiv Blog, Discover Magazine, 30 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1914, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bioelectric was in 1914

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“Bioelectric.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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