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biocompatibility

[ bahy-oh-kuhm-pat-uh-bil-i-tee ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊ kəmˌpæt əˈbɪl ɪ ti /
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noun
the capability of coexistence with living tissues or organisms without causing harm: Artificial joint adhesives must have biocompatibility with bone and muscle.
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Origin of biocompatibility

First recorded in 1975–80; bio- + compatibility

OTHER WORDS FROM biocompatibility

bi·o·com·pat·i·ble, adjective
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