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implantation

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

Medical Definition of implantation

  1. :  the act or process of implanting or the state of being implanted: asa:  the placement of a natural or artificial tooth in an artificially prepared socket in the jawbonebin placental mammals :  the process of attachment of the embryo to the maternal uterine wall—called also nidationc:  medical treatment by the insertion of an implant





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