- The science of creating, adapting, and improving devices and systems intended for living organisms, based on the understanding of how and why things work in nature. A product of this field, for example, would be an electromechanical device that serves as a replacement for a lost limb.
- noun the process of applying knowledge of biological systems to mechanical and electronic devices
- noun the enhancement or replacement of human organs or limbs using modern technology, e.g. the provision of artificial limbs