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Implantation   /ɪmplæntˈeɪʃən/   Listen

(embryology) the organic process whereby a fertilized egg becomes implanted in the lining of the uterus of placental mammals.  Synonym: nidation.
The act of planting or setting in the ground.
A surgical procedure that places something in the human body.

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"Implantation" Quotes from Famous Books

... the first to perform the implantation of teeth; and Younger the first to transplant the teeth of man in the jaws of man; the initial operation should be called replantation, as it was merely the replacement of a tooth in a socket from which it had accidentally or intentionally been removed. Hunter drilled a hole in ...
— Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine • George M. Gould

... in agreement with that of Basch,[Footnote: Monatesschr. f. Kinderh. V., No. ix., Dec. 1909.] who states that implantation of the, ovaries from a pregnant bitch under the skin of the back of a one-year-old bitch that was not pregnant was followed by proliferation of the mammary glands of the latter. After six weeks the glands were ...
— Hormones and Heredity • J. T. Cunningham

... love of the sex as a gem in its matrix. IX. The love of the sex with man is not the origin of conjugial love, but its first rudiment; thus it is like an external natural principle, in which an internal spiritual principle is implanted. X. During the implantation of conjugial love, the love of the sex inverts itself and becomes the chaste love of the sex. XI. The male and the female were created to be the essential form of the marriage of good and truth. XII. They are that form ...
— The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love • Emanuel Swedenborg

Words linked to "Implantation" :   embryology, organic process, locating, emplacement, biological process, implant, surgical operation, position, placement, surgical procedure, location, operation, surgical process, positioning, surgery, nidation

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