|1.||to establish firmly; inculcate; instil: to implant sound moral principles|
|2.||to plant or embed; infix; entrench|
|a. to graft (a tissue) into the body|
|b. to insert (a radioactive substance, hormone, etc) into the tissues|
|4.||anything implanted, esp surgically, such as a tissue graft or hormone|
implant im·plant (ĭm-plānt')
v. im·plant·ed, im·plant·ing, im·plants
To insert or embed an object or a device surgically.
To graft or insert a tissue within the body.
To become attached to and embedded in the uterine lining. Used of a fertilized egg.
Noun (ĭm'plānt') Something that is placed, usually surgically, within a living body, as grafted tissue or a medical device, such as a pacemaker.