biomedical

adjective
bio·​med·​i·​cal | \ ˌbī-ō-ˈme-di-kəl How to pronounce biomedical (audio) \

Definition of biomedical

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

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Examples of biomedical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The group’s financial statements show more than half the biomedical dollars ($921 million) went to employee wages and benefits. Anna Staver, USA TODAY, "Fact check: American Red Cross salary, spending claims in old meme are false," 11 July 2020 Troy Sutton is assistant professor of veterinary and biomedical sciences at Pennsylvania State University. Troy Sutton, CNN, "This supersafe labs protects researchers as they race to develop a coronavirus vaccine," 22 June 2020 Sally Acebo received a master’s degree in biomedical sciences from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in 2018. Tracy Maness, Houston Chronicle, "Katy resident earns $10,000 scholarship for med school," 4 June 2020 The Francis Crick Institute, a nonprofit biomedical lab, was one of many facilities to offer help. Rachel Shabi, The New York Review of Books, "The Pro-Privatization Shock Therapy of the UK’s Covid Response," 8 July 2020 The University of Maine System has entered into partnerships with the nonprofit biomedical research institution The Jackson Laboratory and ConvenientMD to provide comprehensive coronavirus testing. USA TODAY, "Mink worries, rumor patrol, paused reopenings: News from around our 50 states," 1 July 2020 The speed with which biomedical researchers have raced to develop vaccines and find treatments for the novel coronavirus has been breathtaking. John Stanford, WSJ, "Price Controls Would Throttle Biomedical Innovation," 1 July 2020 In addition to being about ensuring access to a Covid-19 vaccine, these initiatives also seek to dismantle the biomedical system upon which the Oxford-AstraZeneca deal was built. A. Kayum Ahmed, STAT, "Oxford, AstraZeneca Covid-19 deal reinforces ‘vaccine sovereignty.’ We need a people’s vaccine instead," 4 June 2020 American biomedical innovation is one of the country’s greatest strengths in the struggle against the virus. John Stanford, WSJ, "Price Controls Would Throttle Biomedical Innovation," 1 July 2020

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First Known Use of biomedical

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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30 Jul 2020

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“Biomedical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biomedical. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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biomedical

adjective
bio·​med·​i·​cal | \ -ˈmed-i-kəl How to pronounce biomedical (audio) \

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 How to pronounce biomedically (audio) \ adverb

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