2.1 Biotechnical Engineering History and Industry
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Applies fundamentals of engineering to meet the needs of the medical community, the field encompasses the three basic categories of medical, clinical, and bioengineering.
The application of biological and engineering concepts to design materials and processes that directly measure, repair, improve, and extend living systems.
a) The profession of or work performed by an engineer. b) The knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences (biological and physical) gained by study, experience, and practice that are applied with judgment and creativity to develop ways to utilizes the materials and forces of nature for the benefit of humankind.
A significant occurrence or happening
a) A unit of hereditary code. b) A natural unit of the hereditary material, which is the physical basis for the transmission of the characteristics of living organisms from one generation to another.
a) The selective, deliberate alteration of genes. b) The direct manipulation of genes for practical purposes. c) The technique of removing, modifying, or adding genes to a DNA molecule in order to change the information it contains.
The effect or impression of one thing on another.
a) Commercial production and sale of goods generally through a specific branch of manufacture and trade, such as biotechnical industry. b) The sector of an economy made up of manufacturing enterprises.
A subset of the population considered interested in the buying of goods or services.
An important event, as in a person's career, the history of a nation, or the advancement of knowledge in a field.
The scale of a map or enlarged or reduced timeline indicates the ratio between the distances on the line that correspond to the reality in number of years.
A collection of investments held by an individual or an institution which can be analyzed to determine gains and losses over time.
A representation or exhibit of key events within a particular historical period, often consisting of illustrative visual material accompanied by written commentary and arranged chronologically.
a) An exchange of one thing in return for another. b) Especially relinquishment of one benefit or advantage for another regarded as more desirable.