Definition of biocompatibility
: compatibility with living tissue or a living system by not being toxic, injurious, or physiologically reactive and not causing immunological rejection
biocompatibleplay \-ˈpa-tə-bəl\ adjective
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PurSil – aka silicone-polyetherurethane, part of a new class of copolymers – combines the biocompatibility of silicone with the processability and strength of thermal plastic.
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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
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