implantation

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(im″plan″tā′shŏn )


1. The grafting of tissue or the insertion of an organ such as tooth, skin, or tendon into a new location in the body.
2. Embedding of the developing blastocyst in the uterine mucosa 6 or 7 days after fertilization.
SYN: SEE: nidation

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