biocybernetic

biocybernetics

[bahy-oh-sahy-ber-net-iks]
noun Biology, (used with a singular verb)
the application of mathematical theory to communication and control in living organisms, especially regarding physiological feedback mechanisms and central nervous system control.

Origin:
1965–70; bio- + cybernetics

biocybernetic, adjective
biocyberneticist, biocybernetician [bahy-oh-sahy-ber-ni-tish-uhn] , noun
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