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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In two-stage implants, the cylinder is fitted into the bone and the gum is sutured closed over the device until the area heals and the device bonds to the bone around it.