biotechnology

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

bio- +‎ technology

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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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