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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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That 2016 law called for a National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard to "provide uniform information to consumers," said USDA, and the agency says it also tried to "minimize implementation and compliance costs for the food industry."
The remaining gaps between natural and bioengineered tissues may come from different developmental cues caused by the unique microenvironment of cells developing in a petri dish versus that of cells developing in a person or animal.
In collaboration with Japan's National Centers for Child Health and Development, the research team is preparing for a clinical trial to transplant a bioengineered liver into a patient.
USDA announced the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard on December 20.
Foods that are or may be bioengineered are now required to disclose that information, the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service published Friday.Foods that are or may be bioengineered are now required to disclose that information, the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service published Friday.
Food with less than 5% detectable bioengineered substance where no ingredient is intentionally a BE substance is exempt from disclosure.
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