implantation

Definitions of implantation
1

n the act of planting or setting in the ground

Type of:
emplacement, locating, location, placement, position, positioning
the act of putting something in a certain place

n a surgical procedure that places something in the human body

“the implantation of radioactive pellets in the prostate gland”
Type of:
operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process
a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body

n (embryology) the organic process whereby a fertilized egg becomes implanted in the lining of the uterus of placental mammals

Synonyms:
nidation
Type of:
biological process, organic process
a process occurring in living organisms

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