Bionics vs Biomimetics - What's the difference?

bionics | biomimetics |

Bionics is a synonym of biomimetics.


As nouns the difference between bionics and biomimetics

is that bionics is the design of engineering systems, especially electronic ones, based on that of biological systems while biomimetics is the study of the structure and function of living things as models for the creation of materials or products by reverse engineering.

bionics

English

Noun

(wikipedia bionics) (-)
  • The design of engineering systems, especially electronic ones, based on that of biological systems.
  • biomimetics
  • biomimetics

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • The study of the structure and function of living things as models for the creation of materials or products by reverse engineering.
  • Synonyms

    * bionics * biomimicry