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Verb: implant  'im,plãnt
  1. Fix or set securely or deeply
    "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum";
    - engraft, embed, imbed, plant
     
  2. Become attached to and embedded in the uterus
    "The egg fertilized in vitro implanted in the uterus of the birth mother with no further complications"
     
  3. Put firmly in the mind
    "implant a thought in the students' minds";
    - plant
Noun: implant  'im,plãnt
  1. A prosthesis placed permanently in tissue

Derived forms: implanted, implants, implanting

Type of: attach, communicate, enter, infix, insert, introduce, pass, pass along, pass on, prosthesis, prosthetic device, put across

Encyclopedia: Implant