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biomedical engineering

noun
1.
bioengineering (def 1).
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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biomedical engineering
  (bī'ō-měd'ĭ-kəl)   
The application of engineering techniques to the understanding of biological systems and to the development of therapeutic technologies and devices. Kidney dialysis, pacemakers, synthetic skin, artificial joints, and protheses are some products of biomedical engineering. Also called bioengineering.
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