bioengineering

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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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Approaches such as the Transfer Function and the Fourier and the Laplace transforms are important tools for bioengineers that often considered borrowed from electrical engineering.
The first professional organizations for bioengineers were formed just before these events; during their early phases they focused on promoting the development, application, and exchange of technical information.
Developed by leading medicinal chemists and bioengineers, equitrX consists of a chemically modified glycosaminoglycan that is cross-linked to form a matrix that works with the animal's natural repair system to encourage enhanced production of new healthy tissue.