biocompatible material


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bi·o·com·pat·i·ble ma·te·ri·al

(bīō-kŏm-pati-bĕl mă-tērē-ăl)
Substance that elicits no unfavorable reaction from tissues.

biocompatible material,

n a substance that does not threaten, impede, or adversely affect living tissue.
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The devices are essentially containers comprised of a biocompatible material and a biologically active apoptosis-inducing ligand immobilised to a surface in the inner side of the container.
a bag, column, tube, bottle, vial, flask or bioreactor) comprising a biocompatible material and a biologically active apoptosis-inducing ligand immobilized to a surface in the inner side of the container.
Exchanging approved biocompatible material with one that is not potentially jeopardizes an end-applications integrity, functionality and safety.
With the original Mylar design, it was much stiffer than the new design, which is based on a biocompatible material.
Peter saved the tooth by replacing the pulp and with biocompatible material.
Each of the PLGA nanoparticles is given either a positively charged coating made of chitosan (a biocompatible material normally found in shrimp shells), or a negatively charged coating made of alginate (a biocompatible material normally found in seaweed).
A biodegradable, biocompatible material that replicates the strength, toughness, and versatility of an insect cuticle could one day replace plastics in consumer products, and be used safely in medical applications.
Abbot said that the Esprit drug eluting BVS is designed specifically for use in peripheral arteries and is made of polylactide, the same proven biocompatible material used in the company's Absorb drug eluting BVS for coronary artery disease.
The evolution of medical devices to implantable has driven the need for biocompatible material in all components.
The sutures are made from polypropylene, a biocompatible material with the human body which has been used for many years in cardiovascular and ophthalmic surgery.
This biocompatible material also has a 20-year safety record of use in cardiac indications.
US BIOCOMPATIBLE MATERIAL DEMAND (million dollars) % Annual Growth Item 2000 2005 2010 05/00 10/05 Biocompatible Material Demand 1810 2710 3730 8.