Pronunciation: (bī-on'ik), [key]
1. utilizing electronic devices and mechanical parts to assist humans in performing difficult, dangerous, or intricate tasks, as by supplementing or duplicating parts of the body: The scientist used a bionic arm to examine the radioactive material.
2. Informal.having superhuman strength or capacity.
3. of or pertaining to bionics.
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