Implantation definition

ĭmplăn-tāshən
The definition of implantation is when the fertilized egg enters the endometriosis, or uterine lining, and burrows into it in order to begin cell division.
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The signs of implantation can be missed since they are very subtle.
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Implantation can occur anywhere from six to ten days after ovulation.
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On average, implantation can occur approximately twenty to twenty four days after the beginning of the last menstrual cycle.
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There are no tests to tell when an egg has implanted.

An example of implantation is when the body’s basal temperature rises or falls and some spotting or bleeding and cramping occurs.

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(embryology) The process by which a fertilized egg implants in the uterine lining.
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The act or an instance of implanting.
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The condition of being implanted.
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(embryology) The process by which a fertilized egg implants in the uterine lining.
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The act or an instance of implanting.
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The condition of being implanted.
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(anatomy) The way in which an organ, bone, muscle etc. becomes inserted into its set place.
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Planting; securing a plant etc. into the ground.
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The introduction of a notion, idea or thought into someone's mind.
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(surgery) The act of inserting a medical implant.
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(embryology) The attachment of the fertilized ovum to the uterus wall.
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(physics) The insertion of ions into the crystal structure of another material through ion bombardment.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
implantation
Plural:
implantations

Origin of implantation

  • From Middle French implantation.

    From Wiktionary