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biocompatibility

[bahy-oh-kuh m-pat-uh-bil-i-tee] /ˌbaɪ oʊ kəmˌpæt əˈbɪl ɪ ti/
noun
1.
the capability of coexistence with living tissues or organisms without causing harm:
Artificial joint adhesives must have biocompatibility with bone and muscle.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80; bio- + compatibility
Related forms
biocompatible, adjective
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