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(im′plant″ )

[¹in- + plant]
An object inserted into the body, e.g., a lens (placed in the eye after removal of a cataract); a stent (to permit blood, other fluids, or food to pass through an organ); a piece of tissue; a tooth; a long-acting medicine; a tube or needle containing a radioactive substance; liquid and solid plastic materials used to augment tissues or to fill in areas traumatically or surgically removed; intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs); artificial joints or cardiac pacemakers or defibrillators.
SEE: mammaplasty, augmentation

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Implant." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740423/all/tooth_implant.
Implant. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740423/all/tooth_implant. Accessed June 24, 2019.
Implant. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740423/all/tooth_implant
Implant [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740423/all/tooth_implant.
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