noun im·plan·ta·tion \ˌim-ˌplan-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of IMPLANTATION

a :  the act or process of implanting something
b :  the state resulting from being implanted
in placental mammals :  the process of attachment of the early embryo to the maternal uterine wall

First Known Use of IMPLANTATION



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Medical Dictionary


noun im·plan·ta·tion \ˌim-ˌplan-ˈtā-shən\

Medical Definition of IMPLANTATION

:  the act or process of implanting or the state of being implanted: as a :  the placement of a natural or artificial tooth in an artificially prepared socket in the jawbone b in placental mammals :  the process of attachment of the embryo to the maternal uterine wall—called also nidation c :  medical treatment by the insertion of an implant


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