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"There's a poetry in the materials we use to construct our world of artifacts; it speaks of our long history as a technological species."
- William Gibson

Humeld  
  A human being with augmented body parts.  

Archie had been able to add more personalized biorgnic components to the humeld that was himself. A carbo squeezer, muscle assists, and most significantly a full course of bone actuation treatments.
From The Human Blend, by Alan Dean Foster.
Published by Del Rey in 2010
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Compare to the decorative implants that form a substantial part of Samuel R. Delany's Nebula award-winning 1968 novel Babel 17.

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