What does implant mean?

Definitions for implant
ɪmˈplænt, -ˈplɑnt; ˈɪmˌplænt, -ˌplɑntim·plant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. implant(verb)

    a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue

  2. implant, engraft, embed, imbed, plant(verb)

    fix or set securely or deeply

    "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"

  3. implant(verb)

    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. plant, implant(verb)

    put firmly in the mind

    "Plant a thought in the students' minds"


  1. implant(Noun)

    Anything surgically implanted in the body, such as a tissue graft or prosthesis, particularly s.

    Etymology: From implanto.

  2. implant(Verb)

    To fix firmly or set securely or deeply.

    Etymology: From implanto.

  3. implant(Verb)

    To insert (something) surgically into the body.

    Etymology: From implanto.

  4. implant(Verb)

    Of an embryo, to become attached to and embedded in the womb.

    Etymology: From implanto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Implant(verb)

    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

    Etymology: [Pref. im- in + plant: cf. F. implanter.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Implant

    im-plant′, v.t. to fix into: to insert: to infuse.—n. Implantā′tion, the act of infixing.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of implant in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of implant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of implant in a Sentence

  1. The FDA:

    All of the information to date suggests that women with breast implants have a very low but increased risk of developing ALCL compared to women who do not have breast implants, most cases of breast implant-associated ALCL are treated by removal of the implant and the capsule surrounding the implant and some cases have been treated by chemotherapy and radiation.

  2. Alan Matarasso:

    The vast majority if not all of the cases have been in patients that at some point had some form of a textured implant.

  3. Nathan M. Pusey:

    The teacher's task is not to implant facts but to place the subject to be learned in front of the learner and, through sympathy, emotion, imagination and patience, to awaken in the learner the restless drive for answers and insights which enlarge the personal life and give it meaning.

  4. Nina Desai:

    Embryos are extremely dynamic for a moment to moment, hour to hour, they will change, and those changes can reflect a lot about the competence of an embryo to implant on the uterine wall.

  5. Charles Mansio Twiine:

    Can you imagine from the age of 8, 9, 10, to be having an implant ?

Images & Illustrations of implant

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