HyperDic: implant

English > 4 senses of the word implant:
VERBcontactimplant, engraft, embed, imbed, plantfix or set securely or deeply
contactimplantbecome attached to and embedded in the uterus
cognitionimplant, plantput firmly in the mind
NOUNartifactimplanta prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
implant > pronunciation
Soundsihmplae'nt; ih'mplae.nt
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English > implant: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA prosthesis placed permanently in tissue.
Narrowerartificial heartA pump that replaces the natural heart
artificial jointA metal or plastic part that is surgically implanted to replace a natural joint (possibly elbow or wrist but usually hip or knee)
breast implantAn implant for cosmetic purposes to replace a breast that has been surgically removed
dental implantAn implant that replaces a natural tooth
heart valveAn implant that replaces a natural cardiac valve
lens implant, interocular lens implant, IOLA clear plastic lens that is implanted in the eye
penile implantAn implant that creates an artificial erection
shuntimplant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber / rubber
Broaderprosthesis, prosthetic devicecorrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
Spanishimplantación, implante, injerto
Verbsimplantfix or set securely or deeply
English > implant: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningFix or set securely or deeply.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"
Synonymsengraft, embed, imbed, plant
Narrowerbury, sinkembed deeply
nestfit together or fit inside
potplant in a pot
Broaderinsert, infix, enter, introduceput or introduce into something
Spanishembutir, empotrar, implantar, plantar
Catalanimplantar, plantar
Nounsimplanta prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
implantationthe act of planting or setting in the ground
implantationa surgical procedure that places something in the human body
implantation(embryology) the organic process whereby a fertilized egg becomes implanted in the lining of the uterus of placental mammals
English > implant: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningBecome attached to and embedded in the uterus.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The egg fertilized in vitro implanted in the uterus of the birth mother with no further complications"
BroaderattachBecome attached
English > implant: 4 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningput firmly in the mind.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Broadercommunicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put acrosstransmit information
Spanishimplantar, inculcar, plantar
Catalanimplantar, inculcar, plantar

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