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biomedicine

[bahy-oh-med-uh-sin] /ˌbaɪ oʊˈmɛd ə sɪn/
noun
1.
the application of the natural sciences, especially the biological and physiological sciences, to clinical medicine.
2.
the science concerned with the effects of the environment on the human body, especially environments associated with space travel.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; bio- + medicine
Related forms
biomedical, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bio-medicine

biomedicine

/ˌbaɪəʊˈmɛdɪsɪn; -ˈmɛdsɪn/
noun
1.
the medical study of the effects of unusual environmental stress on human beings, esp in connection with space travel
2.
the study of herbal remedies
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bio-medicine in Medicine

biomedicine bi·o·med·i·cine (bī'ō-měd'ĭ-sĭn)
n.

  1. The branch of medical science that deals with the ability of humans to tolerate environmental stresses and variations, as in space travel.

  2. The application of the principles of the natural sciences, especially biology and physiology, to clinical medicine.

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