New words – 2014

CUBANIZATION:  a situation where cars are kept for many years and people rarely purchase a new one

If we push too hard, we risk Cubanization of the fleet, where it is better to keep old cars than buy expensive new ones.

BIOARTIFICAL:   created using cells and biological materials.

Dr. D’Lima […] has already made bioartificial cartilage in cow tissue, modifying an old inkjet printer to put down layer after layer of a gel containing living cells.

BIOPRINTING: the process of printing layers of cells to create tissue

At labs around the world, researchers have been experimenting with bioprinting, […] trying to make cartilage, bone, skin, blood vessels, small bits of liver and other tissues.

Reference:

http://dictionaryblog.cambridge.org/2014/02/03/new-words-3-february-2014/

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