bi·​on·​ics | \ bī-ˈä-niks How to pronounce bionics (audio) \

Definition of bionics

: a science concerned with the application of data about the functioning of biological systems to the solution of engineering problems

First Known Use of bionics

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bionics

bi- entry 2 + -onics (as in electronics)

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“Bionics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bionics. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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bionics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction
bi·​on·​ics | \ bī-ˈän-iks How to pronounce bionics (audio) \

Medical Definition of bionics

: a science concerned with the application of data about the functioning of biological systems to the solution of engineering problems

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