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adjective adulterine, artificiosus, assumed, casuistic, concocted, deceptive, ersatz, faked, false, feigned, fictitious, forged, illusory, imaginary, imagined, imitation, imitative, man-made, not natural, simulated, simulative, spurious, superficial, ungenuine, unnatural, unreal
Associated concepts: artificial boundaries, artificial ingrediints, artificial monuments, artificial person, artificial pond, artificial presumption, artificial watercourse
See also: bogus, deceptive, disingenuous, false, fictitious, histrionic, imitation, inflated, meretricious, orotund, pretentious, specious, spurious, synthetic

ARTIFICIAL. What is the result of, or relates to, the arts; opposed to natural; thus we say a corporation is an artificial person, in opposition to a natural person. Artificial accession is the uniting one property to another by art, opposed to a simple natural union. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 503.

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The artificial mechanical heart implant program at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, KY is featured in the artificial organ segment.
Washington, June 26 (ANI): While animal drug trials have been facing huge criticism from ethical groups, scientists have now created artificial organs like liver, skin, intestine and windpipe that may revolutionise the way new medicines are being tested.
Use of iPSCs to generate tissues would revolutionize transplantation, facilitating the growth of artificial organs.
Those who received the artificial organs expressed great excitement and hoped it would help them in regaining mobility.
The artificial organs are devices implanted or integrated into a human body in order to replace a natural organ, for the purpose of duplicating or augmenting a specific function or a group of related functions for the patient to return to a normal life as soon as possible, whereas bionics is the application of biological methods and systems found in nature to the study and design of engineering systems and modern technology.
They can connect the blood vessels of the two artificial organs, thereby modelling not just the organs themselves, but the interactions between them.
The contributions by organizations such as Society for Biomaterials and artificial Organs (India) (SBAOI) and Society for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (STERMI) are laudable.
Nipro offers products and technologies that meet the needs of patients and medical professionals in a range of fields, including artificial organs, circulatory devices, test/diagnostic agents, injection/infusion solutions, ethical pharmaceuticals, and medical glass products.
05pm, E4 In the future, a company has extended human life with artificial organs - but they charge a hefty price, and those who do not make their payments can suffer fatal repossessions.
TUESDAY REPO MEN E4 10PM Jude Law stars as Remy in this thriller set in the near future where artificial organs can be bought on credit.
Textile materials are being used for manufacture of Artificial Organs for use inside the body in place of natural organs.
Making biological materials with desired functions could lead to artificial organs and novel cyborg parts.

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