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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.

en·gi·neer·ing

(en'jin-ēr'ing),
The practical application of physical, mechanical, and mathematical principles.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

en·gi·neer·ing

(en'jin-ēr'ing)
The practical application of physical, mechanical, and mathematical principles.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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(10) Joint military engineering will play a vital role in supporting the Department of Homeland Security and its three national priorities of preventing terrorist attacks within the United States, reducing America's vulnerability to terrorism, and minimizing the damage and facilitating the recovery from attacks that might occur.

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