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  Words related to implant

Related / Similar Words: plant, engraft, embed, imbed

 

Definition:
  • a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue;
  • put firmly in the mind; "Plant a thought in the students'' minds";
  • become attached to and embedded in the uterus; "The egg fertilized in vitro implanted in the uterus of the birth mother with no further complications";
  • fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum";

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    Hyponyms: artificial heart, artificial joint, breast implant, dental implant, heart valve, lens implant, penile implant, shunt, pot, nest, bury, sink

     

    Derivational Morphology: engraft, embed, imbed, plant, planting, implantation, nidation

     

     
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