bioprosthesis

bioprosthesis
bio·pros·the·sis -präs-'thē-səs, -'präs-thə- n, pl -the·ses -.sēz a prosthesis (as a porcine heart valve) consisting of an animal part or containing animal tissue
bio·pros·thet·ic -präs-'thet-ik adj

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bio·pros·the·sis (bi″o-pros-theґsis) [bio- + prosthesis] a prosthesis that contains biological material.

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