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Definition of implant noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

BrE BrE//ˈɪmplɑːnt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪmplænt//
 
something that is put into a person’s body in a medical operation silicone breast implants compare transplant See related entries: Operations
Word Origin late Middle English: from late Latin implantare ‘graft’, from Latin in- ‘into’ + plantare ‘to plant’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: implant

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