biomedical

adjective

bio·​med·​i·​cal ˌbī-ō-ˈme-di-kəl How to pronounce biomedical (audio)
1
: of or relating to biomedicine
2
: of, relating to, or involving biological, medical, and physical science

Examples of biomedical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Shupe is a biomedical ethicist and was particularly interested in inmate care. Nichole Manna, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 8 May 2024 The competition is administered by the Optica Foundation, an arm of the nonprofit professional society Optica, whose members’ research on light underpins technologies such as communications, biomedical diagnostics and lasers. Kate O'Keeffe, Fortune, 3 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for biomedical 

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Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of biomedical was in 1921

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Cite this Entry

“Biomedical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biomedical. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

biomedical

adjective
bio·​med·​i·​cal -ˈmed-i-kəl How to pronounce biomedical (audio)
1
: of or relating to biomedicine
2
: of, relating to, or involving biological, medical, and physical science
biomedically adverb
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