implant

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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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Endosteal implants now have a success rate of 98 percent over 10 years.
When the volume of the residual alveolar ridge is insufficient to receive endosteal implants, use of the unilateral subperiosteal implant is one of the treatments of choice.
Although the patient had been given the option of an augmentation using an autogenous iliac crest graft with subsequent insertion of endosteal implants.