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Medical Dictionary


vt im·plant \im-ˈplant\

Medical Definition of IMPLANT

:  to set permanently in the consciousness or habit patterns
a :  to insert or fix in a living site (as for growth, slow release, or formation of an organic union) <subcutaneously implanted hormone pellets> b :  to insert an implant in <100 patients have been implanted with nylon ribbons without complications—U. K. Henschke>
intransitive verb
:  to undergo implantation :  become implanted <failure of embryos to implant>
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