Descriptor English: Biocompatible Materials
Descriptor Spanish: Materiales Biocompatibles
Descriptor materiales biocompatibles
Entry term(s) biomaterial
material bioartificial
material biocompatible
material hemocompatible
materiales bioartificiales
Scope note: Materiales sintéticos o naturales, aparte de los FÁRMACOS, que se utilizan para sustituir o reparar cualquier TEJIDO o función corporal.
Descriptor Portuguese: Materiais Biocompatíveis
Descriptor French: Matériaux biocompatibles
Entry term(s): Bioartificial Material
Bioartificial Materials
Biocompatible Material
Hemocompatible Material
Hemocompatible Materials
Material, Bioartificial
Material, Biocompatible
Material, Hemocompatible
Tree number(s): D25.130
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Synthetic or natural materials, other than DRUGS, that are used to replace or repair any body TISSUES or bodily function.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Previous Indexing: Prosthesis (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73(72)
Related: Biomimetic Materials MeSH
Materials Testing MeSH
DeCS ID: 1696
Unique ID: D001672
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Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/14
Biocompatible Materials - Preferred
Concept UI M0002509
Scope note Synthetic or natural materials, other than DRUGS, that are used to replace or repair any body TISSUES or bodily function.
Preferred term Biocompatible Materials
Entry term(s) Biocompatible Material
Material, Biocompatible
Bioartificial Materials - Narrower
Concept UI M000641762
Preferred term Bioartificial Materials
Entry term(s) Bioartificial Material
Material, Bioartificial
Hemocompatible Materials - Narrower
Concept UI M0472518
Preferred term Hemocompatible Materials
Entry term(s) Hemocompatible Material
Material, Hemocompatible

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