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Meaning of IMPLANT

Pronunciation:  [n]'im`plant, [v]im'plant

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
  2. [v]  put firmly in the mind; "Plant a thought in the students' minds"
  3. [v]  become attached to and embedded in the uterus; "The egg fertilized in vitro implanted in the uterus of the birth mother with no further complications"
  4. [v]  fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"

IMPLANT is a 7 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: embed, engraft, imbed, plant, plant
 See Also: artificial heart, artificial joint, attach, breast implant, bury, communicate, dental implant, enter, heart valve, infix, insert, introduce, lens implant, nest, pass, pass on, penile implant, pot, prosthesis, prosthetic device, put across, shunt, sink



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Im*plant"\v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Implanted}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Implanting}.] [Pref. im- in + plant: cf. F. implanter.]
To plant, or infix, for the purpose of growth; to fix deeply;
to instill; to inculate; to introduce; as, to implant the
seeds of virtue, or the principles of knowledge, in the minds
of youth.

      Minds well implanted with solid . . . breeding.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: A small container of radioactive material placed in or near a cancer.
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