Definition of 'implant'
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She and her husband then underwent IVF treatment and two fertilised eggs were implanted in her womb earlier this year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can have five days in the sun, full board, and get your implants done for half the price. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the film a man is convinced he has had bugs implanted into his body. The Sun (2008)They will replace it with an artificial implant next month. Times, Sunday Times (2011)By having her family surgically implanted with bugging devices. The Sun (2012)It was only change occurring in implants inside the body which triggered a recall of soya bean implants years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2013)All the patients had the imported bone fragments implanted or grafted to their hips or jaws to fill holes in their own bones. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Then his mind zips off again and we're onto implants and artificial limbs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The drugs were surgically implanted in the animals' bodies. The Sun (2013)In older women, two eggs are often implanted to boost the chance of success. The Sun (2006)The implant mimics the body 's natural defences and makes patients look tanned. The Sun (2009)He could also get those implant things, although they look very painful. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Surgery is effective, and in many cases diseased joints are successfully replaced by artificial implants. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988) PIP implants were withdrawn after being found to rupture and cause inflammation and irritation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The manual warns it produces an electromagnetic field during operation, which may interfere with active or passive implants. The Sun (2015)The Government allowed the implants into the country and had a duty of care to check they were safe. The Sun (2012)Then there are the PIP implant problems that thousands of women have had to contend with. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'implant'
British English: implant VERB
To implant something into a person's body means to put it there, usually by means of a medical operation.
Doctors say they have implanted an artificial heart into a 46-year-old woman.
British English: implant NOUN
An implant is something that is implanted into a person's body.
A woman can choose to have breast implants.
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