Adjective "biotechnical" definition and examples

(Biotechnical may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˌbʌɪə(ʊ)ˈtɛknɪkl/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Of or relating to biotechnics or biotechnology; = "biotechnological".

    More definitions

    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.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "companies can be biotechnical."

    Origin

    (biotechnology)Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From bio- + technical, after biotechnics.