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The branch of medicine that deals with the application of the biological sciences, especially biochemistry, molecular biology, and genetics, to the understanding, treatment, and prevention of disease.
bi′o·med′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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1. (Medicine) the medical study of the effects of unusual environmental stress on human beings, esp in connection with space travel
2. (Complementary Medicine) the study of herbal remedies
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bi•o•med•i•cine(ˌbaɪ oʊˈmɛd ə sɪn)
the application of the natural sciences to clinical medicine.
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|Noun||1.||biomedicine - the branch of medical science that applies biological and physiological principles to clinical practice|
|2.||biomedicine - the branch of medical science that studies the ability of organisms to withstand environmental stress (as in space travel)|
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