biomechatronic

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adjective bio·mech·a·tron·ic \ ¦bī-(ˌ)ō-ˌme-kə-¦trä-nik \

Definition of biomechatronic

of a machine
:having a combination of mechanical and biological parts :bionic 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 WeissScience News22 Jan. 2005

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First Known Use of biomechatronic

1997


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