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  • implant — [im plant′; ] for n. [ im′plant΄] vt. [Fr implanter: see IN 1 & PLANT] 1. to plant firmly or deeply; embed 2. to fix firmly in the mind; instill; inculcate 3. Med. Dentistry to insert (a substance, organ, or piece of living tissue) within the… …   English World dictionary

  • implant — implant, inculcate, instill are comparable when they mean to introduce into the mind. Implant usually implies teaching, and it stresses the fixedness or permanency of what has been taught {the teacher, the parent, or the friend can often do much… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • implant — index educate, embed, enter (insert), fix (make firm), imbue, inculcate, infuse …   Law dictionary

  • implant — implants, implanting, implanted (The verb is pronounced [[t]ɪmplɑ͟ːnt, plæ̱nt[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]ɪ̱mplɑːnt, plænt[/t]].) 1) VERB To implant something into a person s body means to put it there, usually by means of a medical… …   English dictionary

  • implant — I. verb Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. a. to fix or set securely or deeply < a ruby implanted in the idol s forehead > b. to set permanently in the consciousness or habit patterns ; inculcate 2. to insert in living tissue (as for growth,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • implant — im•plant v. [[t]ɪmˈplænt, ˈplɑnt[/t]] n. [[t]ˈɪmˌplænt, ˌplɑnt[/t]] v. t. 1) to establish firmly in the mind: to implant principles of behavior[/ex] 2) to plant securely: to implant a post in the soil[/ex] 3) med to insert or graft (a tissue,… …   From formal English to slang

  • implant — implanter, n. v. /im plant , plahnt /; n. /im plant , plahnt /, v.t. 1. to put or fix firmly: to implant sound principles in a child s mind. 2. to plant securely. 3. Med. to insert or graft (a tissue, organ, or inert substance) into the body. n.… …   Universalium

  • implant — 1. verb a) To fix firmly or set securely or deeply. b) To insert (something) surgically into the body. Syn: embed, imbed, engraft, engrain, graft, insert, instil, instill …   Wiktionary

  • implant — im·plant || ɪm plænt / plɑːnt n. graft, insert, something which has been used to replace part of the body (Medicine) v. firmly establish, embed, plant; graft, insert (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subperiosteal implant — a dental implant consisting of a metal frame implanted under the periosteum and firmly bound by the mucoperiosteum, resting on the jaw bone, with a post protruding into the oral cavity. Panoramic radiograph of subperiosteal implant …   Medical dictionary

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