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bioprosthesis

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noun bio·pros·the·sis \-präs-ˈthē-səs, -ˈpräs-thə-\

Medical Definition of bioprosthesis

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bioprostheses

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  1. :  a prosthesis (as a porcine heart valve) consisting of an animal part or containing animal tissue

bioprosthetic

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