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biocompatible

/bio·com·pat·i·ble/ (-kom-pat´ĭ-b'l) being harmonious with life; not having toxic or injurious effects on biological function.

biocompatible,

adj compatible with living cells, tissues, organs, or systems, and posing no risk of injury, toxicity, or rejection by the immune system.
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