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biotechnology

noun [U or C]
 
 
/ˌbaɪəʊtekˈnɒlədʒi/ ( plural biotechnologies) ( also informal biotech)
PRODUCTION the use of living things, especially cells and bacteria, in industrial processes: They are active in the field of biotechnology. It is the world's largest biotechnology organization.
biotechnological adjective ( also informal biotech)
Translations of “biotechnology”
in Vietnamese công nghệ sinh học…
in Spanish Biotecnología…
in Thai เทคโนโลยีชีวภาพ…
in Malaysian bioteknologi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生物技術, 生物工藝學…
in Indonesian bioteknologi…
in Russian биотехнология…
in Turkish biyoteknoloji…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生物技术, 生物工艺学…
in Polish biotechnologia…
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