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A biocompatible material that is used to construct artificial organs, rehabilitation devices, or prostheses and replace natural body tissues.

[bio(compatible) + material.]


a synthetic material used in prostheses or the replacement of natural body tissues


(ˌbaɪ oʊ məˈtɪər i əl, ˈbaɪ oʊ məˌtɪər-)

a natural or synthetic material that is compatible with living tissue and is suitable for surgical implanting.
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They used a new type of biomaterial in the experiments.
As most tissues and organs in the body are elastic and it is now recognized that cells and tissues respond to mechanical cues, it makes sense that a key property for a biomaterial that will be used as a scaffold to regenerate tissue is tunable elasticity.
In a living organism, cells are surrounded by other cells and are embedded in an ECM that defines the architecture, signaling, and biomechanics of the cellular microenvironment (Burdick & Vunjak-Novakovic), rendering the ECM and its components an ideal biomaterial for TE.
Among biomaterials, polymeric biomaterial segment is projected to grow rapidly registering a CAGR of 13.0% from 2016 to 2022.
In order to produce the BC biomaterial, 90 mL of Hestrin & Schramm culture medium (HS) [39] was adjusted to pH = 3.6 with citric acid and then sterilized in autoclave at 15 psi for 15 min.
Comprehension of recent advances in biomaterial of dentistry would lead to appropriate applications of these biomaterials in clinical cases and successful strategies to improve dental treatment outcomes to better serve patients [3].
The report includes market shares of nerve repair biomaterial market for global, Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World.
The research was led by Ramille Shah, who specializes in biomaterials. The faux bone biomaterial mixes a calcium mineral called hydroxyapatite, which is found naturally in human bone and a biodegradable polymer used in various medical applications.
These last couple months have been full of developments and exploration in the surgical industry, and readers were curious to know more about one product in particular--the GORE[R] SYNECOR Biomaterial. To learn more about the system, Surgical Products connected with Lauren Dervish, a marketing communications expert at W L Gore & Associates Inc.
A biomaterial is a natural or synthetic material suited to replace or treat natural body tissues and organs on interaction with biological systems.
is an Irish company that specializes in biomaterial product solutions for medical implants, with a proven track record in innovative design and quality-assured manufacturing.