from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The application of engineering principles to the fields of biology and medicine, as in the development of aids or replacements for defective or missing body organs. Also called biomedical engineering.
- n. Genetic engineering.
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- n. The applications of the principles of engineering to any of the biological or medical sciences
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. biological science applied to the study the relation between workers and their environments.
- n. the application of engineeering principles to solve problems in medicine, such as the design of artificial limbs or organs; -- called also biomedical engineering.
- n. the branch of engineering dealing with the application of biological processes to the solution of practical problems, such as the manufacture of products by fermentation, the production and use of enzymes for various purposes, the use of microorganisms in environmental cleanup, etc.; -- called also biotechnology.
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- n. the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments
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Please, pull your heads out of your tail ends and create an individual thought, because that is what true liberty entails. (for future response to those who will cloak behind your answer that I am probably just another 'lazy, dope smoking' liberal, I work full-time and am majoring in bioengineering, not an elitist, just an idealist)
But if you're sitting there in bioengineering class dreaming about space flight, you're missing the boat.
Researchers hope that the discovery will lead to developments in bioengineering to help deal with climate change, or provide alternative energy sources.
He took on big subjects, such as bioengineering and climate change.
This has motivated many researchers to work towards engineering biological tissues and organs (a field called "bioengineering") suitable for transplants.
This has motivated many researchers to work toward engineering biological tissues and organs (a field called "bioengineering") suitable for transplants.
The word 'bioengineering' suggests an unprecedented degree of control and power.
As scientific understanding of golden algae develops, he said researchers will shift their focus to preventing and coping with golden algae blooms, perhaps by "bioengineering" parts of lakes to create safe havens for fish.
The acquisition will also allow us to enter new end - user markets such as bioengineering, and to strengthen our distribution network in our core end-user industries of water supply and power generation, "said Mr. Siping Fang, Chairman and CEO of China Valves.
And here is a personal case study from University of Illinois bioengineering instructor Joanne Manaster of Joanne Loves Science: