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- ‘Nitinol provides shape memory, high elasticity, biocompatibility, and MRI compatibility.’
- ‘Because it is certified to ISO 10993 standards for biocompatibility, the Loctite adhesive can be used to produce medical disposables.’
- ‘All materials used in medical devices must be screened for biocompatibility so they do not cause adverse local or systemic effects in people.’
- ‘The material has passed the ISO 10993-1 biocompatibility test for medical implants.’
- ‘The present work, showed that the white clay had good biocompatibility when implanted into the craniofacial bones of dogs.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.