a living organism whose body has been modified to include both biological and mechanical components
[< cybernetic organism]
A cyborg is essentially a man-machine system in which the control mechanisms of the human portion are modified externally by drugs or regulatory devices so that the being can live in an environment different from the normal one.
From the shoulders down, where Glisson’s arms had been, now dangled only the empty linkages for Cyborg prosthetic attachments.
Good ship Lark had been stripped—total crew was skipper and a Cyborg pilot.
‘Honor among cyborgs, huh?’ he asked, his eyes dancing as he added a subtle thrust of his own.
Before he could signal, his audio cut loose with curses from the cyborg chief.
The old cyborg op couldn’t care less. He had electrode jacks all over his skull and his knuckles sprouting wires.
Everyone grows and matures…even a cyborg dog.
I understand, Joshua. I hung around with a cyborg hooker on Barafunda who was the same way.
Church would join the fleet with his own troops, a squadron of killer cyborgs recently purchased at a clearance sale on Atigone.
He rarely made whirring or clicking noises, and few people knew he was a cyborg.
Despite genetic and cyborg improvements to the human animal, machines still seemed fated to surpass biological men.
A hulking cyborg encased in a protective suit, he twiddled a robotic arm at what was left of the space plane.
The person had been the cyborg crewperson of a starship.
A Savant: a posthuman who had once been flesh and blood until he'd relinquished his humanity to have his mind downloaded into cyborg form, becoming an immortal intellect.
Delgado inherits the stereotypical aura of invincibility that allows nearly every shot he fires to hit its mark, yet his opponents, regardless of their pedigrees as trained killers and unstoppable cyborgs, never seem to hit much of anything.
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In the compilation of some entries, HDSF has drawn extensively on corresponding entries in OED.