BIOTECHNOLOGY

a. broad field of study which employs the latest techniques in manufacturing biological or bio-related products fit for human needs. These include drugs and hormones which are synthetically produced. It also involves the use of natural enzymes and microorganisms (yeast, bacteria) to convert organic material or clean up waste.

BIOTECHNOLOGY: "As to scope, Biotechnology covers the area of bioconversion which converts used products into reusable materials and energy sources for man."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BIOTECHNOLOGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/biotechnology/ (accessed December 12, 2019).
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