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implant

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transitive verb im·plant \im-ˈplant\

Medical Definition of implant

  1. 1:  to set permanently in the consciousness or habit patterns

  2. 2a:  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>

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to undergo implantation :  become implanted <failure of embryos to implant>




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implant

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noun im·plant \ˈim-ˌplant\

Medical Definition of implant

  1. :  something (as a graft, a small container of radioactive material for treatment of cancer, or a pellet containing hormones to be gradually absorbed) that is implanted especially in tissue





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