implant

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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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Endosteal implants for posterior single tooth replacement: alternatives, indications, contraindications and limitations.
de Putter, "The combined use of endosteal implants and iliac crest onlay grafts in the severely atrophic mandible: a longitudinal study," International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants, vol.