bioelectric

adjective
bio·​elec·​tric | \ ˌbī-(ˌ)ō-i-ˈlek-trik How to pronounce bioelectric (audio) \
variants: or less commonly bioelectrical \ ˌbī-​(ˌ)ō-​i-​ˈlek-​tri-​kəl How to pronounce bioelectric (audio) \

Definition of bioelectric

: of or relating to electric phenomena in living organisms

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Other Words from bioelectric

bioelectricity \ ˌbī-​(ˌ)ō-​i-​ˌlek-​ˈtri-​sə-​tē How to pronounce bioelectric (audio) , -​ˈtri-​stē \ noun

Examples of bioelectric in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yes, the physical substrate of heaven and hell is rooted in bioelectric signals that obey natural laws. Christof Koch, Scientific American, 10 May 2021 The scientists’ first task is to eavesdrop on bioelectric patterning. Matthew Hutson, The New Yorker, 3 May 2021 It can be created by genetic damage, but also by disruptions in bioelectric voltage. Matthew Hutson, The New Yorker, 3 May 2021 Using bioelectric impedance analysis (BIA), this smart scale offers you nine precise ways to look into your body measurements, including weight, body fat, water, muscle mass, BMI, BMR, visceral fat, bone mass, and protein. Popular Science, 12 Oct. 2020 Using bioelectric impedance analysis (BIA), the scale provides you with nine incredibly precise ways to look into and understand your body measurements, including weight, body fat, water, muscle mass, BMI, BRM, visceral fat, bone mass, and protein. Stack Commerce, Popular Science, 30 Sep. 2020 Using bioelectric impedance analysis (BIA), this scale provides you with nine precise ways to look into your body measurements, including weight, body fat, water, muscle mass, BMI, BMR, visceral fat, bone mass, and protein. Popular Science, 14 Sep. 2020 In the medium term, the technique may be useful in bioelectric medicine, which involves delivering therapeutic electrical pulses. Simon Makin, Scientific American, 13 July 2020 But current bioelectric methods, such as those using electrodes, still affect large numbers of cells indiscriminately. Simon Makin, Scientific American, 13 July 2020

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First Known Use of bioelectric

1914, in the meaning defined above

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26 May 2021

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“Bioelectric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bioelectric. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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