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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bi·o·med·i·cal en·gi·neer·ing

application of engineering principles to obtain solutions to biomedical problems.
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bioengineering

(bī′ō-ĕn′jə-nîr′ĭng)
n.
1. The application of engineering principles and techniques to the field of biology, especially biomedicine, as in the development of prostheses, biomaterials, and medical devices and instruments. Also called biomedical engineering.
2. Genetic engineering.
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bioengineering

(1) The science of developing and manufacturing artificial replacements for organs, limbs and tissues.
(2) A branch of civil engineering based on use of living plants for erosion control and landscape restoration.
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bioengineering

The science of developing and manufacturing artificial replacements for organs, limbs and tissues. See Biomaterial.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

bioengineering

See BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

bioengineering

  1. the application of technological processes to the biological synthesis of compounds of economic and medical importance. See GENETIC ENGINEERING.
  2. the creation of artifical replacements for body parts.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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