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bi·on·ic

(bī-on'ik),
Relating to or developed from bionics.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

bionic

(bī-ŏn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to bionics.
2. Having anatomical structures or physiological processes that are replaced or enhanced by electronic or mechanical components.
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bi·on·ic

(bī-on'ik)
Relating to or developed from bionics.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

bionic

Relating to a living or life-like system enhanced by, or constructed from, electronic or mechanical components.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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This IRISII clinical trial, initiated in January 2016, is a multi-centric, open label, non-randomized prospective European study to assess effectiveness of the IRISII bionic vision system as treatment intended to compensate for blindness, by eventually providing a form of perception for blind persons and enabling them greater autonomy and quality of living.
Autonomous and continuous adaptation of a bihormonal bionic pancreas in adults and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
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Now the family is hoping to raise the PS60,000 needed to buy Alan two functional bionic hands, which will allow him to do things he has never been able to do before.
Meyer was born with only a partial left arm and wears a prosthetic hand, served as a model for the 6foot, 170-pound robot; both Meyer and the bionic man have an i-limb hand.
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He wasn't so keen on the bionic man they produced with his face, and I share his concern that lifelike robots are a bit scary.
The bionic man features some of the latest advances in mechanical limbs, like artificial pancreas, kidney, spleen and trachea, and a functional blood circulatory system.
As well as being able to walk and talk, the bionic man has an artificial pancreas, kidney, spleen, trachea and functional blood circulatory system.
Sponsored by BUPA and the Big Lottery Fund, the Bionic Ear Show tours the country accompanied by the World's Largest Ear, visiting schools, colleges and community groups, warning people of the dangers to their hearing from loud noise.
Zhang Yan, by applying geometrical shape of the claw of mole cricket to a conventional scale of JL80 excavator bucket teeth, bionic excavator tooth was designed.
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