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- 1. biotechnology, biotech, molecular biology
- usage: 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"
- 2. biotechnology, bioengineering, ergonomics, engineering, engineering science, applied science, technology
- usage: the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments
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