biocompatibility

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noun bio·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty \-kəm-ˌpa-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\

Definition of biocompatibility

  1. :  compatibility with living tissue or a living system by not being toxic, injurious, or physiologically reactive and not causing immunological rejection

biocompatible

play \-ˈpa-tə-bəl\ adjective

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First Known Use of biocompatibility

1968


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biocompatibility

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noun bio·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty \-kəm-ˌpat-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of biocompatibility

plural

biocompatibilities

  1. :  the condition of being compatible with living tissue or a living system by not being toxic or injurious and not causing immunological rejection

biocompatible

\-kəm-ˈpat-ə-bəl\play adjective

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