Biohybrid organ | definition of biohybrid organ by Medical dictionary
biohybrid organ A device which marries biologic units—e.g., cells or tissues—to a delivery vehicle to immunoisolate the units from a host immune response.
Perfusion shunts, diffusion chambers, microspheres, polymer membranes.
biohybrid organ Therapeutics A device that marries biologic units–eg, cells or tissues, to a delivery vehicle to circumvent–through immunoisolation–immune attack on transplanted–non-self tissues. See Artificial liver, Artificial pancreas, Bioengineering.