To plant, or infix, for the purpose of growth; to fix deeply; to instill; to inculate; to introduce; as, to implant the seeds of virtue, or the principles of knowledge, in the minds of youth.
- To set in firmly, as into the ground: implant fence posts.
- To establish securely, as in the mind or consciousness; instill: habits that had been implanted early in childhood.
- Medicine To insert or embed (an object or a device) surgically: implant a drug capsule; implant a pacemaker.
- Medicine To graft or insert (a tissue) within the body.
- Embryology To become attached to and embedded in the uterine lining. Used of a fertilized egg.
- Something implanted, especially a surgically implanted tissue or device: a dental implant; a subcutaneous implant.