plural noun[treated as singular]
The study of mechanical systems that function like living organisms or parts of living organisms.
- He's got a degree in economics, maths, physics and bionics.
- But the next level of integration is bionics (bio-mechanics), in which the body talks to the machine, actually giving the artificial part its cue to function.
- Alex is a millionaire pursuing some revolutionary advances in the field of bionics (the movie is smart enough to laugh at the notion, citing the old Six Million Dollar Man).
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