Definition of bioscience in US English:

bioscience

noun

  • Any of the life sciences.

    • ‘Here information and biosciences merge and the possibility of new technologies are emerging.’
    • ‘The university is set to invest a further €16 million in a new biosciences and electronic engineering facility.’
    • ‘A larger proportion of the workforce in future will be employed in areas such as the biosciences, technology and higher education.’
    • ‘It is has changed in the 21st century with genetic engineering and the biosciences shift to human cloning.’
    • ‘In the first and second year the core sciences will have emphasis on the fundamentals such as physics, chemistry, mathematics and bioscience.’
    • ‘Similarly, to bolster the sciences and technology, Summers is talking about launching an engineering school while expanding initiatives in the biosciences and other cutting-edge fields.’
    • ‘The chemistry and biosciences seminar will cover areas like the development of Indian fisheries with special reference to Kerala, genomics and gene therapy as well as group theory as applicable to complexes.’
    • ‘The emergence of the new economy, with digital media and biosciences replacing traditional industries, has led to issues of sustainability.’
    • ‘As biosciences and associated technologies advance, and they will, so will be the need for enhanced capabilities to deal with their ethical, legal, social and economic consequences.’
    • ‘As with many of the biosciences, the exciting developments in immunology reported in the literature often seem slightly divorced from current clinical practice.’
    • ‘Most bioscience and genetics based businesses' main concern is the establishment and protection of intellectual property rights.’
    • ‘I was told that while they could not give me a place on the advertised course, I could take a two-year diploma in biosciences and then take exams to transfer to the biomedical science course.’
    • ‘Engineering and medicine apart, the biosciences are throwing up lots of cushy jobs.’
    • ‘These include advanced engineering and metals; food and drink; chemicals, biosciences and digital industries taking in the electronics sector.’
    • ‘In London, the focus was on GE's agreed takeover bid, worth US $9.5 billion, for British medical diagnostics and biosciences firm Amersham, ending days of speculation about the identity of the suitor.’
    • ‘Teaching and learning should tackle the person's subjective experience of illness as well as the bioscience underpinning its diagnosis and management.’
    • ‘And the report predicts strong growth for Yorkshire Forward's five high-growth clusters - advanced engineering and metals, chemicals, biosciences, digital industries, and food and drink.’
    • ‘Some of this can be attributed to the sort of corporate mix Cambridge attracts - fewer once-modish internet or software companies, more research-intensive firms in biosciences, medical technology and the like.’
    • ‘Researchers found that today 40 states specifically target the biosciences for development and all 50 states have economic development initiatives available to assist bioscience companies.’
    • ‘Indeed York is outstripping Cambridge, in the area of biosciences and computer sciences’.’

Pronunciation

bioscience

/ˈbaɪoʊˌsaɪəns//ˈbīōˌsīəns/