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organ printing
 n.— «Equations usually found in physics textbooks are turning up in tissue-engineering labs, where they’re being used in a radical new process called organ printing.…Printing involves depositing layer after layer of cells into a Jello-like support called a hydrogel, a substance that is suffused with nutrients that cells digest and then use to create their own support.» —“Printing Blood Vessels” by Kate Greene Technology Review (Cambridge, Mass.) Jan. 20, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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