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[bahy-oh-tek] /ˌbaɪ oʊˈtɛk/
noun, Informal.
Origin of biotech
by shortening

biotech. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for biotech
  • biotech has been emphasized much more than field science.
  • Her desire to work as part of a team had already led her to consider nonacademic work, such as joining a biotech start-up.
  • There's also a number of biotech, pharmaceutical and software companies in the area.
  • They called for an élite project devoted to technology ranging from biotech to space research.
  • Then she would be put on another experimental drug from a small biotech company.
  • It requires capital, but as you see with biotech start-ups, they can often get it.
  • It turns out that he'd been trying to get together a nine-figure biotech research facility in the country.
  • If you are a research chemist and you plow it all into biotech stocks because you know so much about the industry.
  • But it's not the kind of place you take your hot new mobile app or biotech idea.
  • West is the company's president and chief executive officer, and a well-known figure in biotech circles.
British Dictionary definitions for biotech


  1. short for biotechnology
  2. (as modifier): a biotech company
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