implant

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French implanter, from Latin implantō.

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  • (Received Pronunciation)
    • (verb): /ɪmˈplɑːnt/, /Im"plA:nt/
    • (noun): /ˈɪmplɑːnt/, /"ImplA:nt/
  • (US)
    • (verb): ĭmplăntʹ, /ɪmˈplænt/, /Im"pl{nt/
    • (noun): ĭmʹplănt, /ˈɪmplænt/, /"Impl{nt/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːnt

Verb[edit]

implant (third-person singular simple present implants, present participle implanting, simple past and past participle implanted)

  1. (transitive) To fix firmly or set securely or deeply.
  2. (transitive) To insert (something) surgically into the body.
  3. (intransitive) Of an embryo, to become attached to and embedded in the womb.

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Noun[edit]

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implant (plural implants)

  1. Anything surgically implanted in the body, such as a tissue graft or prosthesis, particularly breast implants.
  2. (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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Noun[edit]

implant m (plural implants)

  1. (medicine) implant