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biomaterial

[¦bī·ō·mə¦tir·ē·əl]
(medicine)
A natural or synthetic nondrug material that is compatible with living tissue and is suitable for surgical implanting; it can be used to enhance, treat, or replace organs, tissues, and functions in a living organism.
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TABLE 57 GLOBAL cardiovascular biomaterial MARKET, BY geography 2007 - 2014 ($ million)
The report draws the competitive landscape of the global biomaterial market, providing an in-depth comparative analysis of the technological and marketing strategies adopted by the key players in order to gain an edge over the their competitors.
North America is the largest biomaterial market and is expected to grow at a high CAGR from the year 2012 to 2017 due to an increase in the aging population.
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The American Chemical Society is projecting to issue a new journal, ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, with the first full issue due for release in January 2015.
However, although these medical insertions are often referred to as biomaterials, they're often invaders as far as the patient's body is concerned.
Built on a 70-year history, we're committed to the future of biomaterials and their role in the healing process and are actively engaged in research partnerships to advance next-generation biomaterial development.
The syringe has a molded-in Luer fitting for a delivery tube and cannula that carries the biomaterial to the point of application.
Within 12 hours, the biomaterial is as hard as normal bone, reports Constantz.
It is anticipated that the use of medical biomaterials will continue to expand rapidly through the emergence of new and innovative technologies as well as the identification of new applications for products based on biomaterial technologies.