1. [ noun ] (biology,genetics) the branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processes

"biotechnology produced genetically altered bacteria that solved the problem"

Related terms: molecular_biology genetic_engineering bioremediation
2. [ noun ] the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments
Synonyms: ergonomics bioengineering
Related terms: engineering