Definition of biotech in English:


Syllabification: bi·o·tech
Pronunciation: /ˌbīōˈtek, ˈbīōˌtek


  • short for biotechnology.
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    • I see a potential thriving robotics industry here, a software industry and a biotech.
    • The false story line helps generate public support for the biotech political agenda.
    • Chiron's vaccine troubles wouldn't be such a worry if its biotech drugs made up the slack.


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  • Genetically modified: biotech corn
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    • I still hear and read about farmers who insist on growing the biotech crops no matter what.
    • It's 3003 and the biotech tweaked plants and animals are quite wonderful - but there are only a few dozen of the old species left.
    • It is that disconnect that is helping fuel the growth of the biotech food industry.

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