Meaning of “implant” in the English Dictionary

"implant" in British English

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implantverb [ T ]

uk /ɪmˈplɑːnt/ us /ɪmˈplænt/

implantnoun [ C ]

/ˈɪm.plɑːnt/ /ˈɪm.plænt/

(Definition of “implant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"implant" in American English

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implantverb [ T ]

us /ɪmˈplænt/

to put an organ, group of cells, or device into the body in a medical operation:

He had a new heart valve implanted.
fig. Women's basketball must find a way to implant itself into (= become a part of) the sporting landscape.
implant
noun [ C ] us /ˈɪm·plænt/

dental implants

(Definition of “implant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)