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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.

bi·o·med·i·cal en·gi·neer·ing

application of engineering principles to obtain solutions to biomedical problems.

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.

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.

bioengineering

The science of developing and manufacturing artificial replacements for organs, limbs and tissues. See Biomaterial.

bioengineering

See BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING

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.
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Skanska is the construction manager for University of Pennsylvania's Skirkanich Hall Bio-engineering Building.
Although I do not condone or agree with the tactics and actions of the "eco-terrorists," neither do I accept or agree with many of the mainstream attitudes concerning bio-engineering.
Target: Thermo Fisher's gene adjustment operation, Life Technologies Corp, Lanzhou National Hyclone Bio-engineering Co Ltd, Thermo Fisher's cell culture business
This collection is intended by editors Hauser (National Research Center for Biotechnology GBF, Germany) and Fussenegger (Institute for Chemical and Bio-Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland) to describe a wide, if not exhaustive, spectrum of methods involved in tissue engineering.
Bio-engineering of food has become symbolic of every evil any corporation has perpetrated (or, more precisely, everything corporations have done that members of these groups don't like).
2 million Bio-Engineering facilities, the Miller Life Science and Bio-Engineering Laboratories are also part of the technology that will be on display during the open house.
Target: Lanzhou National Hyclone Bio-engineering Co Ltd, Life Technologies Corp, Thermo Fisher's cell culture business, Thermo Fisher's gene adjustment operation
The university dedicated the Dane and Mary Louise Miller Life Sciences and Bio-Engineering Laboratories during ceremonies Thursday, Sept.
Major organization : DEFENCE BIO-ENGINEERING & ELECTROMEDICAL LABORATORY
ACPG"), Harbin Tian Di Ren Medical Science and Technology Company ("TDR"), Kangxi Medical Care Product Factory ("Kangxi"), and Harbin First Bio-Engineering Company Limited ("First"), the Company's principal revenue source is the manufacture and sale of over-the-counter pharmaceutical products.
The additional financing would allow for completion of all civil works in the project including the bio-engineering works.