Implant meaning

ĭm-plănt'
To set in firmly, as into the ground.

Implant fence posts.

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To establish securely, as in the mind or consciousness; instill.

Habits that had been implanted early in childhood.

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To become attached to and embedded in the uterine lining. Used of a fertilized egg.
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Something implanted, especially a surgically implanted tissue or device.

A dental implant; a subcutaneous implant.

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To plant firmly or deeply; embed.
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To fix firmly in the mind; instill; inculcate.
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To insert (an organ, prosthetic device, living tissue, etc.) within the body.
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An implanted organ, device, etc.
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To insert or embed an object or device surgically.

Implant a drug capsule; implant a pacemaker.

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To graft or insert a tissue within the body.
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To become attached to and embedded in the uterine lining. Used of a fertilized egg.
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Something that is implanted, especially a surgically implanted tissue or device.

A dental implant; a subcutaneous implant.

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Something that is placed, usually surgically, within a living body, as grafted tissue or a medical device, such as a pacemaker .
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To become attached to and embedded in the maternal uterine lining. Used of a fertilized egg.
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To fix firmly or set securely or deeply.
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To insert (something) surgically into the body.
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(intransitive) Of an embryo, to become attached to and embedded in the womb.
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Anything surgically implanted in the body, such as a tissue graft or prosthesis, particularly breast implants.
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(travel) A representative of a travel company, working within the office of a large client and exclusively dealing with that client.
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Origin of implant

  • Middle English implanten from Medieval Latin implantāre Latin in- in in–2 Latin plantāre to plant (from planta a shoot plant)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle French implanter, from Latin implantō.
    From Wiktionary