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English noun: biotechnology

1. biotechnology (cognition) the branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processes

SamplesBiotechnology produced genetically altered bacteria that solved the problem.


Broader (hypernym)molecular biology

Narrower (hyponym)bioremediation, gene-splicing, genetic engineering, recombinant DNA technology

2. biotechnology (cognition) the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments

Synonymsbioengineering, ergonomics

Broader (hypernym)applied science, engineering, engineering science, technology

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