robotic - Medical Definition[rō-bŏtˈĭk]
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
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