Glossary of Terms

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  • Telehealth

    The use of communications technologies to provide and support health care at a distance.
  • Tesla

    An international unit to describe the strength of a magnetic field.
  • Theranostics

    The relatively experimental science of combining therapy and diagnosis into a single procedure or molecule. Towards this end, bioengineers are building multi-functional nanoparticles that can be introduced into a patient, find the site of disease, diagnose the condition, and deliver the appropriate, personalized therapy.
  • Tissue Engineering

    An interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary field that aims at the development of biological substitutes that restore, maintain, or improve tissue function.