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[im-plan-tuh-buh l, -plahn-] /ɪmˈplæn tə bəl, -ˈplɑn-/
capable of being implanted.
pertaining to a device, as a micropump or porous polymer membrane, for surgical insertion under the skin for the controlled release of a drug.
Surgery. a material, foreign to the body, that can be implanted without undue risk of rejection.
Origin of implantable
1955-60; implant + -able Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for implantable
  • The next step is to combine the conventional pacemaker and pulse generator into one, implantable unit.
  • Researchers warn that implantable medical devices could be vulnerable to cyber strikes.
  • Her husband had heart problems and needed an implantable defibrillator.
  • implantable stimulators can blunt pain with electrical impulses, but they may come with negative side effects.
  • The prototype of a fully implantable artificial heart.
  • Commercially available implantable sensors measure the voltage caused by a chemical reaction that consumes glucose.
  • One important application is powering implantable biological sensors.
  • implantable cardioverter defibrillator has been shown to be beneficial.

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