biotechnical

adjective

bio·​tech·​ni·​cal ˌbī-ō-ˈtek-ni-kəl How to pronounce biotechnical (audio)
: of or relating to biotechnology

Examples of biotechnical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Spirits are going through a kind of a biotechnical revolution, an application of new methods and a rediscovery of old ones, applied to classic and unfamiliar ingredients alike. Adam Rogers, Wired, 2 Aug. 2021 What’s more, the company is run by two men with zero experience in footwear: Mr. Brown, an ex-soccer player, and Joey Zwillinger, a former biotechnical engineer. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, 21 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of biotechnical was in 1879

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“Biotechnical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biotechnical. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

biotechnical

adjective
bio·​tech·​ni·​cal ˌbī-ō-ˈtek-ni-kəl How to pronounce biotechnical (audio)
: of or relating to biotechnology
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