bionics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction bi·on·ics \ bī-ˈä-niks \

Definition of bionics

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

Origin and Etymology of bionics

2bi- + -onics (as in electronics)


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bionics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction bi·on·ics \ bī-ˈän-iks \

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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