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Biomedical Engineering

Use for:

  • Clinical engineering
  • Engineering, Biomedical
  • Engineering, Chemical
  • Engineering, Medical
  • Genetic engineering
  • Medical engineering

Norrower term:

  • Biomedical materials
  • Cardiovascular instruments, Implanted
  • Electronics in space medicine
  • Hospitals- Engineering departments
  • Medical electronics
  • Medical instruments and apparatus
  • Myoelectric prosthesis
  • Physiological apparatus
  • Rehabilitation technology

Broader term:

  • Bioengineering
  • Biophysics
  • Engineering
  • Medicine

 Related term:

  • Biochemical processes
  • Biomaterials
  • Biosensors
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical informatics


Scope Note


Biomedical Engineering (also known as Bioengineering) is the application of engineering principles and techniques to the medical field. (Source :

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