Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Application of biological principles to the study and design of engineering systems, especially electronic systems.

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  • noun The design of engineering systems, especially electronic ones, based on that of biological systems.
  • noun biomimetics

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  • noun application of biological principles to the study and design of engineering systems (especially electronic systems)

Etymologies

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

[bi(o)– + (electr)onics.]

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From bio- +‎ electronics

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