1. (embryology) the organic process whereby a fertilized egg becomes implanted in the lining of the uterus of placental mammals

Similar word(s): nidation

Definition categories: process

2. the act of planting or setting in the ground

Definition categories: act, emplacement, locating, location, placement, position, positioning

3. a surgical procedure that places something in the human body

- the implantation of radioactive pellets in the prostate gland

Definition categories: act, operation, surgery