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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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Hygienist: Maintenance of the implant patient is crucial for long-term success.
As a result, Schroeder said, many of the decisions between cast and forged implant components are based on the design intricacies of the component.
DBA Collagen Corporation), was testing an implant which has a silicone shell filled with purified soybean oil (Trilucent implant).
I received hundreds of calls from women across the nation who were ready to consign themselves literally to insane asylums," they were so upset when they heard that breast implants might be linked to serious health problems, she said.
The controversy over breast implants is used as a case for this shift in the burden of proof of safety and effectiveness.
He has flourished since receiving his implant at 19 years old.
Comprehensive Table of Contents and more for the report "Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Dental Implant Industry, 2009-2019" is available at http://www.
Research presented to the panel suggested that silicone implants break no more frequently and cause no more problems than saline-filled implants, the only alternative now available in the United States.
One of the big challenges for scientists designing antibiotic-loaded implant materials is to control the drug's release so that it doesn't spurt out all at once.
Furthermore, Dacron ties have been associated with necrosis of the overlying flap,[4] stitch abscess, and granulation tissue, which have caused implant exposure and external meatal skin erosion.
It is also not known what effect implants have on lactation, and whether or not there is a difference in the rate of implant rupture, breast pain, migration of the implant, or mastitis in women who are pregnant or lactating.