biofeedback etymology

English word biofeedback comes from English feedback, English bio- (Life. Organic life.)

Detailed word origin of biofeedback

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
feedback English (eng) (music) To generate the high-frequency sound by allowing a speaker to cause vibration of the sound generator of a musical instrument connected by an amplifier to the speaker.. (transitive) To convey by means of specialized communications channel.. (transitive) To provide informational feedback to. (cybernetics, systems) The signal that is looped back to control a system within itself.. [...]
bio- English (eng) Life. Organic life.
biofeedback English (eng) A technique consisting of measuring a person's quantifiable bodily functions, such as blood pressure, heart rate, skin temperature, sweat gland activity, and muscle tension, then conveying the information to the person in real-time.

Words with the same origin as biofeedback

Descendants of feedback
howlback
Descendants of bio-
biochemical biochemistry biodegradable biodestructible biodiesel biodilution biodiversity bioelectric biofriendly biofuel biogenic biogeophysical biohazard bioluminescent biomechanics biomedical bionics bionucleonic bioscan bioscope biosphere biosynthesis biotech bioweapon