Adjective "Biotechnical" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Biotechnical


    Definition:

    1. the use of living organisms or other biological systems in the manufacture of drugs or other products or for environmental management, as in waste recycling: includes the use of bioreactors in manufacturing, microorganisms to degrade oil slicks or organic waste, genetically engineered bacteria to produce human hormones, and monoclonal antibodies to identify antigens.

    Origin:
    biotechnology

    Examples:

    "companies can be biotechnical."