Biomaterial meaning

bīō-mə-tîrē-əl
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A biocompatible material that is used to construct artificial organs, rehabilitation devices, or prostheses and replace natural body tissues.
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A synthetic or natural substance used to replace a bone, tissue, etc. in a living body.
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A biocompatible material that is used to construct artificial organs, rehabilitation devices, or prostheses and replace natural body tissues.
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A nonviable, biocompatible material used in a medical device, intended to interact with biological systems or to evaluate, treat, augment, or replace any tissue, organ, or function of the body.
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Origin of biomaterial

  • bio(compatible) material

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • bio- +‎ material

    From Wiktionary