Biocompatible means any substance that is not toxic to the body or biological environment. A pol- ymer or polymeric matrix is biocompatible if the polymer, and any degradation products of the polymer, are non- toxic to the recipient or biological environment and also present no significant deleterious effects on the biological environment. A particle is biocompatible if the substance is not toxic to the body or biological environment as the intact particle or as disassociated ions (to extent and at amounts that a sparingly soluble particle may disassoci- ate in a given biological environment).
Examples of Biocompatible in a sentence
Biocompatible microcrystalline cellulose particles from cotton wool and magnetization via a simple in situ co-precipitation method.