An official website of the United States government.

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Concept Breadcrumbs

Preferred Term:

biocompatible materials

Synthetic or natural materials, other than drugs, that are used to replace or repair any body tissues or bodily function.
Concept Schemes:
Broader Concept:
Narrower Concepts:
Entry Terms:
  • hemocompatible materials
  • biomaterials
Download this Concept:
RDF/XMLCreated 2013-10-25, last modified 2018-10-11