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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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For the submerged or two-stage implant system, the soft tissue flap is closed after placing the implant and covering it with a healing cap.
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.