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im•plant•a•ble



Pronunciation: (im-plan'tu-bul, -plän'-), [key]
adj.
1. capable of being implanted.
2. pertaining to a device, as a micropump or porous polymer membrane, for surgical insertion under the skin for the controlled release of a drug.

n.
Surg.a material, foreign to the body, that can be implanted without undue risk of rejection.

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