biotechnology UK US /ˌbaɪəʊtekˈnɒlədʒi/ noun [U or C] (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)

biotechnological innovations

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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