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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Recent Examples on the Web Seven years ago, Joshua Cohen, then a junior at Brown University majoring in biomedical engineering, wondered why people develop brain disorders. Pam Belluck New York Times, Star Tribune, "2 college students dreamed up an ALS treatment," 10 Sep. 2020 Seven years ago, Joshua Cohen, then a junior at Brown University majoring in biomedical engineering, was captivated by the question of why people develop brain disorders. Pam Belluck, New York Times, "2 College Students Dreamed Up an A.L.S. Treatment. The Results Are In.," 2 Sep. 2020 Ultimately, the aspiring biomedical engineering major decided to make the move. Krista Torralva, ExpressNews.com, "San Antonio college freshmen face a bizarre school year of virtual classes welcome events thanks to coronavirus," 19 Aug. 2020 Jacob Ganoe of Vernon-Rockville is a member of the class of 2020, majoring in biomedical engineering. courant.com, "Community News For The Windham Edition," 7 Aug. 2020 Virginia Tech’s department of biomedical engineering and mechanics, has been studying the dynamics of snake flight for over 20 years to figure out how the animals manage to soar through the air completely unaided. Daisy Hernandez, Popular Mechanics, "Scientists Use 3D Modeling To Find Out How This Snake Can Fly," 26 July 2020 Jack Socha, a professor in the department of biomedical engineering and mechanics at Virginia Tech who has studied these snakes for more than 20 years, worked with his colleagues to build a 3D model after measuring more than 100 live snake glides. Fox News, "Mystery of how flying snakes move is solved by scientists," 29 June 2020 The senior plans to pursue a degree in biomedical engineering and medicine, following RPI's pre-med track, according to the press release. Amanda Jackson, CNN, "She's not only the class valedictorian, she also has never missed a day of school in her academic career," 25 June 2020 Support system Gilbert is preparing to attend the University of Texas at Austin next fall to major in biomedical engineering. Alvaro Montano, Houston Chronicle, "Tomball High School Class of 2020 valedictorian Gianna Gilbert reflects on senior year during pandemic," 21 May 2020

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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 20 Sep. 2020.

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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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