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bioprosthesis

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

medical Definition of bioprosthesis

plural bioprostheses play \-ˌsēz\
: a prosthesis (as a porcine heart valve) consisting of an animal part or containing animal tissue

bioprosthetic

play \-präs-ˈthet-ik\ adjective

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