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biomimetics

[bahy-oh-mi-met-iks] /ˌbaɪ oʊ mɪˈmɛt ɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the study and development of synthetic systems that mimic the formation, function, or structure of biologically produced substances and materials and biological mechanisms and processes.
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biomimetic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for biomimetic

biomimetic

/ˌbaɪəʊmɪˈmɛtɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a human-made product) imitating nature or a natural process
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