|1.||[ verb ] fix or set securely or deeply|
|Synonyms:||imbed embed plant engraft|
"He planted a knee in the back of his opponent" "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"
|Related terms:||insert nest pot bury planting implantation|
|2.||[ verb ] put firmly in the mind|
"Plant a thought in the students' minds"
|3.||[ verb ] become attached to and embedded in the uterus|
"The egg fertilized in vitro implanted in the uterus of the birth mother with no further complications"
|4.||[ noun ] (surgery) a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue|
|Related terms:||prosthesis artificial_joint dental_implant heart_valve penile_implant lens_implant breast_implant shunt artificial_heart|