from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A human who has certain physiological processes aided or controlled by mechanical or electronic devices.
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- n. a person who is part machine, a robot who is part organic
- n. a robot who has an organic past
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a human being whose body has been taken over in whole or in part by electromechanical devices
cyb(ernetic) + org(anism).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Blend of cybernetic and organism. Term coined by Austrian neuroscientist Manfred Clynes. (Wiktionary)