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1. A presumably inert inorganic material; such as, plastic, used as an implant in humans or animals.
2. A morphological cell unit of more than one kind of tissue.
3. The replacement of a natural body part or tissue with synthetic material.
4. A plastic compound of two or more tissues, as opposed to homoplast.
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