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bionic

1. of or relating to bionics
2. (in science fiction) having certain physiological functions augmented or replaced by electronic equipment
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bionic

A machine that is patterned after principles found in humans or nature; for example, robots. It also refers to artificial devices implanted into humans replacing or extending normal human functions. See biomimicry.
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However, this paper compares the performance of one of the bionically modified plates with lowest draft and better scouring properties with a conventional plates made from steel 45.
Among the future exciting biomechatronic possibilities are bionically inspired robotics, mentally controlled electronic muscle stimulators for stroke and accident survivors, cameras that can be wired into the brain allowing blind people to see, and microphones that can be wired into the brain enabling deaf people to hear.
Or it could result in bionically and genetically enhanced superbeings who are effectively immortal.
When Kevin has to go into the hospital for tests for his illness, he tells Max he's going to "become the first bionically improved human." Bionics might not be a real treatment for Kevin, but it is a very real science that has helped many people.