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Implantation   /ɪmplæntˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Implantation

noun
1.
(embryology) the organic process whereby a fertilized egg becomes implanted in the lining of the uterus of placental mammals.  Synonym: nidation.
2.
The act of planting or setting in the ground.
3.
A surgical procedure that places something in the human body.






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"Implantation" Quotes from Famous Books



... first to perform the implantation of teeth; and Younger the first to transplant the teeth of man in the jaws of man; the initial operation should be called replantation, as it was merely the replacement of a tooth in a socket from which it had accidentally or intentionally been removed. Hunter drilled ...
— Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine • George M. Gould



Words linked to "Implantation" :   organic process, locating, embryology, position, surgery, positioning, implant, emplacement, biological process, surgical procedure, location, placement, surgical process, surgical operation, operation



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