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engineering

 [en″jĭ-nēr´ing]
the application of scientific and mathematical principles to useful ends, such as in the development of mechanical devices, systems, or processes.
biomedical engineering bioengineering.

en·gi·neer·ing

(en'jin-ēr'ing),
The practical application of physical, mechanical, and mathematical principles.

engineering

Hospital care A hospital department that oversees preventive maintenance and safety of equipment in the hospital, managing service and inspection records, safety manuals, alert/recall notices, mechanical and electrical supplies and clearing all new equipment brought into the hospital from outside the facility. See Biotechnical engineering, Genetic engineering, Human factors engineering, Personal protective engineering.

en·gi·neer·ing

(en'jin-ēr'ing)
The practical application of physical, mechanical, and mathematical principles.
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