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implant

verb [T] uk   /ɪmˈplɑːnt/ us    /-ˈplænt/

implant verb [T] (OBJECT)

to put an organ, group of cells, or device into the body in a medical operation: The owner's name and address is stored on a microchip and implanted in the dog's body.

implant verb [T] (IDEA)

to fix ideas, feelings, or opinions in someone else's mind: He implanted some very strange attitudes in his children. There is much debate on the issue of "therapists" implanting false memories of sexual abuse in adults.

implant

noun [C] /ˈɪm.plɑːnt/ us  /-plænt/
an organ, group of cells, or device that has been put into the body in a medical operation: breast/heart valve implants
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