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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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Global biomaterials market is expected to reach $139 billion by 2022, from $62 billion in 2015, growing at a CAGR of 11.
Incessant research globally for fulfilling the requirement of highly biocompatible products is a pivotal factor that is stimulating the growth of the global biomaterial market.
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.
Biomaterials as a specialized field in medical science have around 60 years of global existence.
For precise placement of mixed biomaterial the company has developed a range of application accessory, including low pressure air-assisted and unassisted spray nozzles as well as static mixers, spreaders, angled tips or cannulas.
However, although these medical insertions are often referred to as biomaterials, they're often invaders as far as the patient's body is concerned.
The new technology uses the latest techniques in genetic engineering to produce a class of absorbable polyester biomaterials, known as PHAs, which can be fabricated into medical devices to solve complex problems in regenerative medicine.
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.
Each chapter addresses a separate biomaterial, discussing its chemical, physical, and biological attributes, and hones in on each compound's intrinsic tunability for numerous chemical transformations.