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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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Veritas Medical has received substantial support and advising from the university's Department of Bioengineering, the Center for Medical Innovation and the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute.
Because of the focus on a progression toward independence as a quantitative biomedical, behavioral, bioimaging, or bioengineering researcher, the prospective candidate for the Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award will require enhanced skills in the experimental, theoretical, and conceptual approaches used in biomedicine, behavioral science, bioimaging, or bioengineering.
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The definition of bioengineering can be broad, but its key characteristics are the application of engineering principles to the study of biological sciences and biological systems.
Soil bioengineering techniques apply to a wide range of projects, from repairing an isolated bank failure to completely restoring a stream where natural meanders, fifties, and pools are created following the principles of fluvial geomorphology.
Bioengineering involves the introduction into an organism of DNA from different kinds of organisms, sometimes from other species.
Translates important electrical engineering tools such as Fourier Transform, Laplace Transform, analog modeling, systems modeling, and other linear systems analysis techniques for bioengineering students.
I am delighted Tejal will chair the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, said Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, who is also serving as School of Medicine Dean.
As we move from a focus on sequences to one on networks, we need a tool similar to BLAST," says Trey Ideker, an assistant professor of bioengineering at the University of California, San Diego.
While much of the nation's attention has been focused on human cloning, a possibility that is still largely theoretical, a massive, uncontrolled experiment in bioengineering humans is well underway in the Wild West of American fertility clinics, as Cohen and his colleagues have demonstrated.
Although ASME's bioengineering division has about 6,000 members, many people are unfamiliar with this type of engineering.
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