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[im-plan-tuh-buh l, -plahn-] /ɪmˈplæn tə bəl, -ˈplɑn-/

capable of being .
pertaining to a device, as a micropump or porous polymer membrane, for surgical insertion under the skin for the controlled release of a drug.
Surgery. a material, foreign to the body, that can be without undue risk of rejection.


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