biomedical engineering

noun

Definition of biomedical engineering

: the application of engineering principles, practices, and technologies to the fields of medicine and biology especially in solving problems and improving care (as in the design of medical devices and diagnostic equipment or the creation of biomaterials and pharmaceuticals) : bioengineering sense 1

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Examples of biomedical engineering in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to the study’s leader, Ken Shepard, professor of electrical engineering and professor of biomedical engineering, the device has not yet been approved for human use. Devon Link, USA TODAY, 26 May 2021 One of Technion’s hotbeds of interdisciplinary innovation is biomedical engineering, a faculty that integrates science and engineering for the advancement of medicine. Renee Ghert-zand, sun-sentinel.com, 23 June 2021 On top of final exam week and graduating with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering, University of Hartford golfer Maria Loza is scheduled to be in Columbus, Ohio, from Monday-Wednesday for the 2021 NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Regionals. Sara Tidwell, courant.com, 9 May 2021 Authorities said Kourani came to the U.S. legally in 2003, earning a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering in 2009 and a master's degree in business administration in 2013. Larry Neumeister, Star Tribune, 27 July 2021 Vikram Chib, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, has studied how the presence of observers can affect people’s performance. Alice Park, Time, 25 July 2021 During his college career at LSU, Harrison – a biomedical engineering major – swept both events in each of the past two NCAA championships, including at both the indoor and outdoor championships earlier this year. Tom Schad, USA TODAY, 29 June 2021 Fate for Heiberger came in the form of WPI students Mia Buccowich, a biomedical engineering major, Brian Fay, who is majoring in mechanical engineering, and Andy Strauss, who is focused on robotics engineering. BostonGlobe.com, 3 May 2021 Anna-Grace Swindle plans to have a double major: biomedical engineering and Spanish. The Arkansas Democrat-gazette, Arkansas Online, 1 June 2021

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First Known Use of biomedical engineering

1960, in the meaning defined above

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“Biomedical engineering.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biomedical%20engineering. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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biomedical engineering

noun

Medical Definition of biomedical engineering

: the application of engineering principles, practices, and technologies to the fields of medicine and biology especially in solving problems and improving care (as in the design of medical devices and diagnostic equipment or the creation of biomaterials and pharmaceuticals) : bioengineering sense 1

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biomedical engineer noun

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