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implant

Med anything implanted, esp surgically, such as a tissue graft or hormone

implant

[′im‚plant]
(medicine)
A quantity of radioactive material in a suitable container, intended to be embedded in a tissue or tumor for therapeutic purposes.
A tissue graft placed in depth in the body.
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But, at 59, he is justly renowned for the benefits his research has brought, including a brain implant chip which controls tremors in Parkinson's sufferers.
Researchers fabricated the fuel cell on a silicon chip, allowing it to be integrated with other circuits that would be needed for a brain implant.
Centuries later, on an Earth spaceport called Bengal Station, Jeff Vaughn has that ability, due to a brain implant that allows him to read the minds of the recently deceased.
A new study found that the children of older fathers have a greater risk of going crazy later in life, and researchers at the California Institute of Technology have developed a brain implant, called an "autonomous microdrive," that moves electrons around in the brain as it searches for strong neuronal signals.
He volunteered for the study and received a brain implant in 1978.
Could a person who is paralyzed and unable to speak, like physicist Stephen Hawking, use a brain implant to carry on a conversation?
London, Oct 13 ( ANI ): Scientists have claimed that a hi-tech brain implant could transform the lives of people living with Parkinson's disease.
The research builds on developments in brain implant technology which have already seen scientists controlling the movements of fish, rats and monkeys.
A PARALYSED man has been fitted with a brain implant which allows him to control objects by thought.
What you need, according to a team of researchers from Stanford University, is one monkey equipped with a brain implant that allows it to interface with a computer.
UW-Madison researchers developed see-through brain implant sensors, which will lead to effective research and monitoring of brain activity.