bioengineer

verb bio·en·gi·neer \ -ˌen-jə-ˈnir \

Definition of bioengineer

transitive verb
:to modify or produce by bioengineering
  • bioengineered insulin

bioengineer

noun

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First Known Use of bioengineer

1951


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bioengineer

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

medical Definition of bioengineer

:a person specializing in bioengineering

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bioengineer

transitive verb

medical Definition of bioengineer

:to modify or produce by bioengineering
  • bioengineered insulin

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