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implant

Med anything implanted, esp surgically, such as a tissue graft or hormone
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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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The increase in revenue for the period was attributable to the increasing demand for the company's TUTOPLAST(R) PROCESSED sterile biological implants for spinal and dental repair.
(2013) separated forty chronic ACJ dislocation patients into equal biological (semitendinosus allograft) and synthetic (LARS) anatomical repair cohorts and found that biological implanted patients gave statistically significantly higher Constant-Murley scores at one (88 [+ or -] 10 versus 59 [+ or -] 7.9; p = 0.0092) but not at four (94.2 [+ or -] 4.9 versus 85.9 [+ or -] 16; p = 0.0626) years of follow-up [15].
The global cosmetic implants market segmentation is based on product source types (biological implants, metal implants, ceramics implants, polymer implants) and its applications (breast implants, saline-filled breast implants, silicone-filled breast implants, facial implants, dental implants, titanium dental implants, zirconium dental implants).
Arthro Kinetics AG (Arthro Kinetics), formerly Arthro Kinetics plc is a medical device company that researches, develops, manufactures and markets biological implants. The company's biological implants are used for treatment of full layer, and localized cartilage defects.
[USPRwire, Mon Feb 22 2016] Arthro Kinetics AG (Arthro Kinetics), formerly Arthro Kinetics plc is a medical device company that researches, develops, manufactures and markets biological implants. The company's biological implants are used for treatment of full layer, localized small cartilage defects in human musculoskeletal system.

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