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implantable

[im-plan-tuh-buh l, -plahn-] /ɪmˈplæn tə bəl, -ˈplɑn-/
adjective
1.
capable of being implanted.
2.
pertaining to a device, as a micropump or porous polymer membrane, for surgical insertion under the skin for the controlled release of a drug.
noun
3.
Surgery. a material, foreign to the body, that can be implanted without undue risk of rejection.
Origin of implantable
1955-1960
1955-60; implant + -able
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