biotechnology

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

bio- +‎ technology

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbaɪəʊˌtɛk.nɒl.əʊ.dʒɪi/

NounEdit

biotechnology (usually uncountable, plural biotechnologies)

  1. the use of living organisms (especially microorganisms) in industrial, agricultural, medical and other technological applications
  2. the application of the principles and practices of engineering and technology to the life sciences

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Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 13:54