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biocybernetics

[bahy-oh-sahy-ber-net-iks] /ˌbaɪ oʊˌsaɪ bərˈnɛt ɪks/
noun, Biology, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the application of mathematical theory to communication and control in living organisms, especially regarding physiological feedback mechanisms and central nervous system control.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; bio- + cybernetics
Related forms
biocybernetic, adjective
biocyberneticist, biocybernetician
[bahy-oh-sahy-ber-ni-tish-uh n] /ˌbaɪ oʊˌsaɪ bər nɪˈtɪʃ ən/ (Show IPA),
noun
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