Skip to Content
Medical Term:

biomaterial

Pronunciation: bī′ō-ma-tē′rē-al

Definition

A synthetic or semisynthetic material used in a biologic system to construct an implantable prosthesis and chosen for its biocompatibility.

[bio- + material]

© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide