biocompatible

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bio- +‎ compatible

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biocompatible (not comparable)

  1. Compatible with biological tissue
    • 2009 January 13, Henry Fountain, “A Microscopic Tool Inspired by the Human Hand”:
      The researchers say that there are many hurdles to overcome in using such a device inside the body, but that the work represents "a step toward the development of biocompatible, minimally invasive, autonomous microtools."

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