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biomaterials (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A biomaterial is any non-drug material, natural or man-made, that comprises whole or part of a living structure or biomedical device which performs, augments, or replaces a natural function that has been lost through disease or injury. Examples include artificial limbs and organs, dental implants, tissue regeneration and repair, stem cells.

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