Last modified on 16 June 2014, at 01:02

biomedical

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From bio- +‎ medical.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

biomedical (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to biomedicine.
    • 2006, Mwenda Ntarangwi, David Mills, Mustafa H. M. Babiker (editors), African anthropologies: history, critique, and practice, page 253:
      The research problem was biomedical in nature but the research approach adopted was multidisciplinary, with biomedical, psychological and anthropological aspects. Despite joint efforts, our biomedical colleagues felt that [...]
    • 2007, Athena McLean, The person in dementia: a study in nursing home care in the US, page 28:
      Alzheimer's disease and related dementias have come to be defined as biomedical in nature.
    • 2011, Gosia M. Brykczyńska, Joan Simons, Ethical and Philosophical Aspects of Nursing Children and Young People, page 208:
      Clearly, some research undertaken by children's nurses is biomedical in nature although a significant amount of contemporary research is qualitative focusing on children's experiences and evaluating services.

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NounEdit

biomedical (plural biomedicals)

  1. A product of the biomedicine industry.