Implantation



[im-plan-tey-shuh n] /ˌɪm plænˈteɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the act of implanting.
2.
the state of being implanted.
3.
Pathology.

4.
Medicine/Medical. the application of solid medicine underneath the skin.
5.
Embryology. the attachment of the early embryo to the lining of the uterus.
/ˌɪmplɑːnˈteɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act of implanting or the state of being implanted
2.
Also nidation. the attachment of the blastocyst of a mammalian embryo to the wall of the uterus of the mother
n.

1570s, from French implantation, noun of action from implanter (see implant (v.)).

implantation im·plan·ta·tion (ĭm’plān-tā’shən)
n.

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