robotic - Medical Definition[rō-bŏtˈĭk]
Relating to, characteristic of, or employing robots.
Variant of robot
- any anthropomorphic mechanical being, as those in Karel Čapek's play R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots), built to do routine manual work for human beings
- any mechanical device operated automatically, esp. by remote control, to perform in a seemingly human way
- an automaton; esp., a person who acts or works mechanically and without originality
Origin: ; from Czech robota, forced labor ; from Old Church Slavonic rabota, menial labor ; from rabu, servant ; from Indo-European base an unverified form orbho-: see orphan