from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal Biotechnology.

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  • n. Biotechnology
  • n. A company specializing in biotechnology, or stock in such a company
  • adj. of, or relating to biotechnology

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processes


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