biomedicine

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noun bio·med·i·cine \-ˈme-də-sən, British usually -ˈmed-sən\

Definition of biomedicine

  1. :  medicine based on the application of the principles of the natural sciences and especially biology and biochemistry

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1922

First Known Use of biomedicine

1922


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biomedicine

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noun bio·med·i·cine \-ˈmed-ə-sən, British usually -ˈmed-sən\

Medical Definition of biomedicine

  1. :  medicine based on the application of the principles of the natural sciences and especially biology and biochemistry; also :  a branch of medical science concerned especially with the capacity of human beings to survive and function in abnormally stressful environments and with the protective modification of such environments


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