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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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