bio·​med·​i·​cal | \ˌbī-ō-ˈme-di-kəl \

Definition of biomedical 

1 : of or relating to biomedicine

2 : of, relating to, or involving biological, medical, and physical science

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The Gateway will serve as a critical laboratory to expand our knowledge in this area by hosting biological and biomedical studies in the deep space environment over longer periods than previously possible. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "Bold But Vague: NASA Delivers the Official Road Map for its Future," 26 Sep. 2018 Lincoln Middle School employs materials from Project Lead the Way, a national education nonprofit that focuses on computer science, engineering, and biomedical science, and promotes programs that develop both academic knowledge and technical skills. Deborah Sullivan Brennan,, "Oceanside to launch new STEM high school program," 11 May 2018 The Chinese government wants these students to get the latest training in scientific, IT, biomedical, and technical advances and bring this knowledge back to China. Gary Shapiro, Fortune, "Commentary: We Need a Reset With China, Not a Trade War," 6 Apr. 2018 Due out this summer, Voyce ($299) is a device created in collaboration with biomedical engineers, dog experts, and Cornell University. Arne Bostrom, Good Housekeeping, "Good Housekeeping Institute," 23 Apr. 2014 Democratic leaders also pointed to spending increases on biomedical research and child care, as well as funding for infrastructure that could be used for the Gateway Tunnel project between New York and New Jersey. Adam Shaw, Fox News, "House approves $1.3 trillion spending bill; measure moves to Senate," 2 Oct. 2018 Strano imagines syncells being used as a means of biomedical testing. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "It Just Got Easier to Make Hordes of Blood Cell-Sized Robots All at Once," 23 Oct. 2018 Joy Phillips, a biomedical researcher San Diego State University, has received federal permission to conduct research on CBDs. Gary Robbins,, "Consumers are being flooded with dubious claims about the health benefits of marijuana," 9 July 2018 Basic research funding from philanthropy and government needs to be increased and biomedical researchers need to be convinced to apply their expertise and knowledge to cellular agriculture. Joi Ito, WIRED, "Fake Meat, Served Six Ways," 2 July 2018

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1921, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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bio·​med·​i·​cal | \-ˈmed-i-kəl \

Medical Definition of biomedical 

1 : of or relating to biomedicine

2 : of, relating to, or involving biological, medical, and physical science

Other Words from biomedical

biomedically \-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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