Medical Dictionary


noun bio·ma·te·ri·al \ˌbī-ō-mə-ˈtir-ē-əl\

Medical Definition of BIOMATERIAL

:  a natural or synthetic material (as a polymer or metal) that is suitable for introduction into living tissue especially as part of a medical device (as an artificial heart valve or joint)


July 06, 2015
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