biomaterial

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

Definition of biomaterial

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

1960

First Known Use of biomaterial

1960


Medical Dictionary

biomaterial

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

Medical Definition of biomaterial

  1. :  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)


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