Meaning of biomaterial

bi•o•ma•te•ri•al

Pronunciation: (bī"ō-mu-tēr'ē-ul, bī'ō-mu-tēr"-), [key]
— n.
  1. a synthetic material, usually a plastic, suitable for implanting in a living body to repair damaged or diseased parts.
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