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biomedicine (applies biological, physiological)

Definition:

a branch of medical science that applies biological and physiological principles to clinical practice

Class:

cognition noun (cognitive processes and contents)

Derivative:

biomedical

Plural:

biomedicines

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

All senses of biomedicine...

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Biomedicine

a branch of medical science that applies biological and other natural-science principles to clinical practice. Biomedicine is related to the ability of humans to cope with enviornmental stress. The branch especially applies to biology and physiology. ... (36 of 507 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Biomedicine

Collins Dictionary:

biomedicine

the medical study of the effects of unusual environmental stress on human beings, especially in connection with space travel | the study of herbal ... (23 of 299 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/biomedicine

Macmillan British Dictionary:

biomedicine [uncountable, medical] | biomedical [adjective, related]

the principles of biology and biochemistry applied to the practice of medicine | the study of the effect of the environment on the body under extreme ... (25 of 57 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/biomedicine

American Heritage Dictionary:

biomedicine | biomedical [adjective, related]

The branch of medical science that deals with the ability of humans to tolerate environmental stresses and variations, as in space travel. | The ... (23 of 44 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/biomedicine

Random House Dictionary:

biomedicine

the application of the natural sciences, especially the biological and physiological sciences, to clinical medicine. | the science concerned with the ... (20 of 41 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/biomedicine

Merriam-Webster:

biomedicine

medicine based on the application of the principles of the natural sciences and especially biology and biochemistry (17 of 31 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/biomedicine

Wiktionary:

biomedicine

The application of biology and physiology to clinical medicine | The branch of medicine that studies the effects of environmental stress on organisms (most often in space travel) (27 of 28 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/biomedicine

Oxford Dictionary:

biomedical | biomedicine [derived]

relating to both biology and medicine (6 of 27 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/biomedical

New World Dictionary:

biomedicine | biomedical [adjective, related]

the aspects of medicine that derive from, or relate to, the natural sciences, especially biology, biochemistry, and biophysics (18 of 24 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/biomedicine

Britannica Encyclopedia:

medicine [science]

the practice concerned with the maintenance of health and the prevention, alleviation, or cure of disease. The World Health Organization at its 1978 ... (23 of 896 words, 6 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/372431​/medicine

Cambridge Dictionary:

medicine [entry 1]

treatment for illness or injury, or the study of this (10 of 42 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/medicine 1

medicine [entry 2]

a substance, especially in the form of a liquid or a pill, which is a treatment for illness or injury (20 of 45 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/medicine 2

Columbia Encyclopedia:

medicine

the science and art of treating and preventing disease. (9 of 11 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0832483​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

biomedicine | biomedical [adjective, derived]

the employing of the principles of biology, biochemistry, physiology, and other basic sciences to solve problems in clinical medicine | the study of ... (22 of 63 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861590649​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

biomedicine

Audio: British English pronunciation of "biomedicine"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/biomedicine

Macmillan British Dictionary:

biomedicine [uncountable, medical]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "biomedicine"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/biomedicine

Macmillan American Dictionary:

biomedicine [uncountable, medical]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "biomedicine"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/biomedicine

the Free Dictionary:

biomedicine

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "biomedicine"

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www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/biomedicine

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

biomedicine

Audio: North American pronunciation of "biomedicine"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=biomed​02 word=biomedicine

YourDictionary Audio:

biomedicine

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "biomedicine" by speech synthesizer

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