biocompatibility


bio·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty

noun \-kəm-ˌpa-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\

Definition of BIOCOMPATIBILITY

:  compatibility with living tissue or a living system by not being toxic, injurious, or physiologically reactive and not causing immunological rejection
bio·com·pat·i·ble \-ˈpa-tə-bəl\ adjective

First Known Use of BIOCOMPATIBILITY

1971

bio·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty

noun \-kəm-ˌpat-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural bio·com·pat·i·bil·i·ties

Medical Definition of BIOCOMPATIBILITY

: the condition of being compatible with living tissue or a living system by not being toxic or injurious and not causing immunological rejection
bio·com·pat·i·ble \-kəm-ˈpat-ə-bəl\ adjective

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