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biomaterial

[bahy-oh-muh-teer-ee-uh l, bahy-oh-muh-teer-]
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noun
  1. a synthetic material, usually a plastic, suitable for implanting in a living body to repair damaged or diseased parts.
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Origin of biomaterial

First recorded in 1965–70; bio- + material
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biomaterial in Medicine

biomaterial

(bī′ō-mə-tîrē-əl)
n.
  1. Material used to construct artificial organs, rehabilitation devices, or prostheses and replace natural body tissues.
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