preimplantation

adjective

pre·​im·​plan·​ta·​tion ˌprē-ˌim-ˌplan-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce preimplantation (audio)
: of, involving, or being an embryo before uterine implantation

Word History

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of preimplantation was in 1945

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“Preimplantation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preimplantation. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

Medical Definition

preimplantation

adjective
pre·​im·​plan·​ta·​tion -ˌim-ˌplan-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce preimplantation (audio)
: of, involving, or being an embryo before uterine implantation
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