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n.A hypothetical term for a person with bionic and/or cybernetic replacement parts that may have capabilities that the original biological components did not—e.g., increased strength, telescopic vision, etc.
An organism, often a human, that has certain physiological processes enhanced or controlled by mechanical or electronic devices, especially when they are integrated with the nervous system.
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(1) Within the world of GitS, cyborgization
(including various kinds of neural interface) is common; "ghost" [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] gosuto] in this milieu stands in for "the soul" or mental essence of a person, that which vouchsafes their authenticity as a living being.
Ghost attempts to describe a complelely new form of reproduction, for the new kinds of beings that will emerge from the increased cyborgization
of the world.
In Cyborg Citizen: Politics in the Posthuman Age, Chris Hables Gray identifies key issues related to "cyborgization
" of the human in human cloning, artificial and transplanted organs, prostheses, and genetic alteration.