bioengineering(redirected from Biosystems engineering)
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the application of scientific and mathematical principles to useful ends, such as in the development of mechanical devices, systems, or processes.
biomedical engineering bioengineering.
application of engineering principles to obtain solutions to biomedical problems.
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.
bioengineeringThe science of developing and manufacturing artificial replacements for organs, limbs and tissues. See Biomaterial.
bioengineeringSee BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
- the application of technological processes to the biological synthesis of compounds of economic and medical importance. See GENETIC ENGINEERING.
- the creation of artifical replacements for body parts.