implant definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • setting in solidly, as in to the ground: implant fence posts.
    • to determine securely, as with your head or consciousness; instill: habits that were implanted at the beginning of childhood.
    • Medicine To put or embed (an object or a tool) surgically: implant a drug pill; implant a pacemaker.
    • drug To graft or place (a tissue) in the body.
    • To grow, or infix, for the true purpose of growth; to fix profoundly; to instill; to inculate; to introduce.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • Embryology To become attached with and embedded within the uterine liner. Applied of a fertilized egg.
  • noun:
    • One thing implanted, particularly a surgically implanted structure or device: a dental implant; a subcutaneous implant.
    • something surgically implanted in the body, like a tissue graft or prosthesis, especially breast implants.
    • a prosthesis put forever in muscle
  • verb:
    • to correct firmly or ready firmly or deeply.
    • To place (something) surgically to the human anatomy.
    • Of an embryo, to become attached to and embedded in the uterus.
    • placed securely inside head
    • fix or set securely or profoundly
    • become attached to and embedded in womb
  • others:
    • To plant, set, fix, or lodge; cause to simply take root or develop an important union: within: as, to implant living muscle from one area of the human anatomy in another; to implant sound concepts in the head.
    • To cause to be supplied or enriched; imbue or endow: with with.

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