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  Definition of Implantation
  1. a surgical procedure that places something in the human body; "the implantation of radioactive pellets in the prostate gland"
  2. the act of planting or setting in the ground
  3. (embryology) the organic process whereby a fertilized egg becomes implanted in the lining of the uterus of placental mammals
Similar Words: nidation

 

Derivational Morphology: implant, engraft, embed, imbed, plant

 

 
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