artificial organ meaning

  "artificial organ" in a sentence
[Medicine]
Devices intended to replace non-functioning organs. They may be temporary or permanent. Since they are intended always to function as the natural organs they are replacing,they should be differentiated from PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS and specific types of prostheses which,though also replacements for body parts,are frequently cosmetic (EYE,ARTIFICIAL) as well as functional (ARTIFICIAL LIMBS).

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  5. project materials drawn from orthopedic devices, soft tissue implants, artificial organs, and dental implants

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