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

     

    implantation

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    noun
    BrE BrE//ˌɪmplɑːnˈteɪʃn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪmplænˈteɪʃn//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1implantation (of something) (in/into something) the act of putting something (usually something artificial) into a part of the body for medical purposes, usually by means of an operation heart procedures such as pacemaker implantation compare transplantation (1)
  2. 2implantation (of something) (in/into something) the process by which an egg or an embryo becomes fixed inside the body of a person or an animal so that it can start to develop the implantation of the fertilized ovum