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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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<b>a.</b> the study of the action of external and internal forces on the living body, esp. on the skeletal system <b>b.</b> the development of prostheses; the study of the mechanical nature of biological processes, as heart action and muscle movement

Usage examples (36)
  • And I appreciate his whimsical spin on Giger's "biomechanical" sensibility.
  • Giant wind-powered biomechanical centipedes stroll...
  • "Joey Hand," Croaker said, displaying his biomechanical hand.
  • Pierre Matter's biomechanical sculpture is gleefully surreal. for more
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