bioengineering
biomedical engineering i"o*med`i*cal en`gin*eer"ing n. The application of engineeering principles to solve problems in medicine, such as the design of artificial limbs or organs; -- called also {bioengineering}. [PJC]

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  • bioengineering — noun The applications of the principles of engineering to any of the biological or medical sciences See Also: bioengineer …   Wiktionary

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