Definition of biomechatronic
of a machine
: having a combination of mechanical and biological parts : bionic sense 2a(2) In the past, researchers have incorporated living muscle tissue into much larger machines. For instance, several years ago, a team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology demonstrated a palm-size device, called the biomechatronic fish, that swam under the power of muscle tissue extracted from frogs' legs.— Peter Weiss, Science News, 22 Jan. 2005
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