Meaning of Cyborg

What is a Cyborg:

A cyborg is a being or creature made up of organic matter and technological (cybernetic) devices that aim to improve the capabilities of the organic part.

The idea of ​​a cyborg does not exactly correspond to other terms such as robot, automaton or android. This word comes from English cyborg. It is an acronym formed in the mid-twentieth century with the first three letters of the words cybernetic Y organism, in Spanish "cybernetic organism"). The first derivative of the Greek κυβερνητικός (kubernētikos, "Good pilot"). Sometimes in Spanish it is written in its original form as "cyborg".

See also Cybernetic.

Originally, it was used to describe the idea of ​​a human being whose abilities could be enhanced to be able to survive in extraterrestrial environments.

A cyborg is a futuristic concept that describes a human being with technological mechanisms. Examples of human beings with technological devices (eg people with pacemakers or cochlear implants) can be found in medical science, but in these cases the word "cyborg" is not used.

The term belongs more to the realm of science fiction. This approach has been used in multiple futuristic representations. It appears in the world of cinema, literature (novels, comics ...) and video games, among others. An example of a cyborg could be the main character of the film Robocop.

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