[bahy-oh-muh-teer-ee-uh l, bahy-oh-muh-teer-]

Origin of biomaterial

First recorded in 1965–70; bio- + material Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

biomaterial in Medicine


  1. Material used to construct artificial organs, rehabilitation devices, or prostheses and replace natural body tissues.
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