bioprocess

bioprocess

[bahy-oh-pros-es or, esp. British, -proh-ses] Biotechnology.
noun
1.
a method or operation of preparing a biological material, especially a product of genetic engineering, for commercial use.
verb (used with object)
2.
to treat or prepare through bioprocess.
adjective
3.
noting, pertaining to, or involving a bioprocess: bioprocess technology.

Origin:
1975–80; bio- + process

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