biomedicine

noun
bio·​med·​i·​cine | \ ˌbī-ō-ˈme-də-sən How to pronounce biomedicine (audio) , British usually -ˈmed-sən \

Definition of biomedicine

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

Examples of biomedicine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web No one is fully healthy or fully diseased, and the language of biomedicine should aim for a humanizing nuance, not polarization. Lee D. Cooper, STAT, 5 Mar. 2022 There’s been no lack of opportunities for leaders in biomedicine to make an impact in the last two years. Casey Ross And Katie Palmer, STAT, 23 Feb. 2022 After World War II, biomedicine lived up to its promise, and American ideology turned strongly toward individualism. Ed Yong, The Atlantic, 23 Oct. 2021 Just as in biomedicine around the world, students of Chinese medicine test into graduate school and conduct experiments. Ian Johnson, The New York Review of Books, 20 Oct. 2021 By some estimates, China in the early 1950s had just 10,000 practitioners of modern medicine—now often called biomedicine. Ian Johnson, The New York Review of Books, 20 Oct. 2021 Between the two of them, James and Lindsay had decades of experience in biomedicine, and a large network of professional connections. Daniel Engber, The Atlantic, 6 Oct. 2021 Northwestern University announced its largest donation ever Wednesday, a $480 million gift that will be used for many priorities, from biomedicine to the campus football stadium. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 26 Sep. 2021 Charlotte Owens spoke with the Springer Nature Black Employee Network about her career path in biomedicine. Marlene Stewart, Scientific American, 2 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of biomedicine

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Biomedicine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biomedicine. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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biomedicine

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

Medical Definition of biomedicine

: 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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