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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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Serum Metal Concentrations (ng/ml) and Implied Condition of Prosthetic Implants.
PMMA is a low-cost filler when compared to the available prosthetic implants.
Medical researchers are using rapid prototyping technology to produce artificial limbs, prosthetic implants, and surgical-planning models of internal body structures faster and more accurately than ever before.
Market Analysis III-1 Issues & Trends III-1 Rising Demand for Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeries in the US III-1 Advancements in Prosthetic Implants Foster Demand for Joint Replacement Procedures III-2 Reconstructive Products - Growth Drivers III-2 Demographics III-2
The automaker has joined a research project that concentrates on biocompatibility of composites for use in prosthetic implants and subcutaneous devices.
The advances made in materials and designs of penile prosthetic implants have fortunately resulted in a dramatic reduction in the rate of mechanical failure and other complications [1, 2].
BEIRUT, Aug 5 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) announced here Wednesday that it will bear the expenses of prosthetic implants for Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
It aims to better characterize real-world patient satisfaction and other outcomes among men who are receiving prosthetic implants to treat their erectile dysfunction.
Hypoplastic breasts may be augmented using prosthetic implants or musculo-cutaneous flaps .
Some medical applications of AM include construction of anatomical models for surgery planning, and design and construction of customised prosthetic implants.
The development of advanced prosthetic implants involving better design and wear-resistant materials will likely enhance the growth impact of the industry, the report predicted.