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bioengineering

1. the design and manufacture of aids, such as artificial limbs, to rectify defective body functions
2. the design, manufacture, and maintenance of engineering equipment used in biosynthetic processes, such as fermentation

Bioengineering

The use of living plants, or a combination of living and nonliving materials, to stabilize slopes and drainage ways.

bioengineering

[‚bī·ō‚en·jə′nir·iŋ]
(engineering)
The application of engineering knowledge to the fields of medicine and biology.
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Bioengineering Group and ARCADIS formed the team on the basis of their strong collaborative relationship, which is formalized through a Mentor-Protege agreement approved by the U.
American Oriental Bioengineering has enjoyed stellar growth and is poised for exceptional growth in the coming year.
Other members of the team include James Allen, a University of Utah bioengineering graduate; Mitch Barneck, another bioengineering graduate of the University of Utah currently in medical school at Oregon Health and Science University; Martin de La Presa, a University of Utah student doctor; and Ahrash Poursaid, who received a bachelor's degree in bioengineering from the university this spring.
Bioengineering is not limited to microbial research; larger organisms may also offer mechanisms to catalyze energy generation.
If American Oriental Bioengineering fails to file its annual report on or before 29 October 2012, the NYSE may, in its sole discretion, allow the company's securities to remain listed for up to an additional six months or may commence suspension and delisting procedures.
This initiative is consistent with the recommendations of the Bioengineering Education and Training Panel which was convened as part of the 1998 Bioengineering Consortium (BECON) Symposium (the symposium report is available at http://www.
The excavation was later backfilled and shaped to facilitate vegetative plantings secured with bioengineering techniques.
The agency suggests that the term 'free' either not be used in a bioengineering label statement or that it be in a context that makes clear that a zero level of bioengineered material is not implied," the guidance states.
Bioengineering gets a burst of energy when the Century of Physics meets the Century of Biology.
FDA has undertaken a new initiative to engage the public about foods made with bioengineering.
Many saw bioengineering as simply the latest scientific advancement in producing better goods and services while helping to protect the environment.
To do this, MSD has implemented a policy that makes stream restoration through natural channel design and soil bioengineering the preferred way to protect streambanks and slopes across Jefferson County.