n. a scientific discipline which applies the principles of engineering to the biomedical field. Especially useful in the field of research and development (R&D), it helps develop equipment for treatment, therapy, and rehab. It designs medical and assistive devices such artificial limbs, implants, and corrective lenses. See bioengineering.

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING: "It is the field of Biomedical Engineering that is responsible for all those technological advancements made in imaging and ultrasound equipment."
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