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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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Screw threaded implants are designed to achieve a compressive loading of the surrounding cortical or cancellous bone.
This paper examined the biomechanical responses of different threaded implants with different materials under vertical occlusal loading condition, using three dimensional (3D) finite element method (FEM).