biocompatibility


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biocompatibility

[‚bī·ō·kəm‚pad·ə′bil·əd·ē]
(physiology)
The condition of being compatible with living tissue by virtue of a lack of toxicity or ability to cause immunological rejection.
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Accordingly to ISO 10993-1 recommendation for permanent mucosal contact, biocompatibility was following tested and confirmed by external testing laboratories.
Mono-Coat 1989W meets all requirements on biocompatibility and is therefore ideally suited for use in medical applications.
Biocompatibility refers to materials that can function well and is compatible with surrounding tissues.
If devices are shown to be similar when evaluating a change, less biocompatibility testing may need to be repeated, meaning chemical characterization may help manufacturers reduce testing timelines while limiting repeat animal testing.
Results obtained from animal in vivo and in vitro biodegradability, bioactivity and biocompatibility tests showed that the diopside coating provides all corrosive, bioactivity and bio compatibility properties at the same time at optimized level for the desired magnesium alloy.
They cover biocompatibility in medical devices, evaluating and characterizing biocompatibility in medical devices, testing and interpreting the performance of medical devices, the international regulation of medical devices, and histopathology principles for biocompatibility and performance studies.
A statement of biocompatibility is available for these compounds to help medical device designers demonstrate to regulatory bodies a pattern of concern for safety.
Biocompatibility is the ability to exist in contact with tissues of the human body without causing an unacceptable degree of harm to the body.
Pre-assessing biocompatibility of our health-care products helps speed up marketing approval in the regulatory process, while internal controls and change management help assure consistent quality and reliability.
They include metallic integrity where the porous prevents shedding of foreign material into medical solutions; labyrinths of irregular paths within the media which perform depth filtration for foreign particulate capture; uniform controlled porosity of the material allows precise flow rates at specified pressures; and a variety of alloys to select from that ensures biocompatibility, compatibility with other materials, the ability to withstand variable temperatures and corrosive environments.
Select colors for polycarbonates meet the requirements of the FDA-modified ISO 10933, Part I test for biocompatibility.