Medibot
medibots
Image from Steve Bowers
Generic term for all types of microscopic robots used in medicine ranging from nano- to microbots. There is great diversity in the design and function of medibots. The first medibots were primarily drytech with biotech interfaces but as nanotechnology advanced syntech became more dominant, especially in the Sephirotic empires.

Bio- and syntech are easily removed from the body, often medibots of this type have the capability to undergo biological apoptosis allowing them to be safely removed by the host's body. Drytech medibots cannot safely degrade in eir host (their degraded products can get lodged in tissues and can even be toxic) and so instead either excrete themselves via sweat and urine or if available are dismantled by nanomarrow.
 
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Development Notes
Text by Ryan B

Initially published on 16 October 2011.