Definition Of implants

noun

a thing implanted in something else, especially a piece of tissue, prosthetic device, or other object implanted in the body.

a silicone breast implant

insert or fix (tissue or an artificial object) in a person's body, especially by surgery.

electrodes had been implanted in his brain

Example Of implants

  • A common treatment for irregular hearts is to implant an electronic pacemaker.

  • A pacemaker is a small, battery-powered device that is implanted permanently into the body.

  • a silicone breast implant

  • Applications include the manufacture of stents, catheters, suturing devices, auditory-canal implants , and specialized hypodermic needles.

  • Between five and seven days after ovulation, the fertilised egg implants into the wall of the uterus and produces root-like outgrowths called villi.


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