implant implant  /ɪm ˈplænt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
  2. (v) fix or set securely or deeply
  3. (v) become attached to and embedded in the uterus
  4. (v) put firmly in the mind

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Usage(s):

  1. While Medicare is suing breast implant manufacturers, the FDA may be ready to finally embrace them.
  2. After two days of emotionally charged testimony, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted 9 to 6 to recommend that silicone breast implants be allowed back on the market.
  3. Over the years, breast implants have inspired envy, ogling and insecurity as well as health concerns and multimillion-dollar lawsuits.

News

  1. Penile implant patient sues over 8-month erection

    A Delaware truck driver who says a penile implant gave him an erection that lasted eight months is suing the doctor who performed the surgery.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WPVI 6abc Philadelphia

  2. Man says penile implant gave him 8-month erection

    A truck driver who says a penile implant gave him an erection that lasted eight months described in court Tuesday how the procedure caused him to withdraw from much of life, wearing long, baggy sweat pants and a long shirt to hide his condition.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. Implant Sciences Sells QS-B220 to Air Freight Atlanta

    Implant Sciences Corporation , a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced it has sold its TSA-approved Quantum Sniffer™ QS-B220 desktop ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. As for the incessant rumors that Jessica Simpson had other surgeries such as liposuction and facial implants, Jessica Simpson says "People have said that I've had things like a jaw replacement or implant or something. I'm photographed every dayof my...
    on Jul 12, 2007 By: Jessica Simpson Source: Make Me Heal

  2. "It would be unethical to implant them, knowing you are going to create a child with a devastating disease," West said in a telephone interview.
    on Mar 9, 2009 By: Michael D. West Source: WELT ONLINE

  3. "Let us ask the Lord", the Pope concluded, "to implant within us a spirit of courage to share the timeless saving truths which have shaped, and will continue to shape, the social and cultural progress of this continent".
    on Sep 29, 2009 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: DFW Catholic

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