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implant

Translation of implant in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/ɪmˈplænt; ɪmˈplɑːnt/
  • 1.1 [idea/ideal] inculcar*
    Example sentences
    • I want to say that although you cannot be possessed by demons they can implant thoughts in your mind through suggestion.
    • But he has spent decades implanting the idea that he is an icon of his people and the two are inseparable.
    • So, after a lot of trial and error, I finally got the spell right to implant the idea that he'd like to go on holiday.
    1.2 [embryo/pacemaker/hair] implantar
    Example sentences
    • He is the only Oregon surgeon now implanting the disc and will train other surgeons on the procedure.
    • So far in the United States, however, most of the chips have been implanted into the company's own employees.
    • A pacemaker is a small, battery-powered device that is implanted permanently into the body.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

/ɪmˈplænt; ɪmˈplɑːnt/
  • [embryo] implantarse
    Example sentences
    • Between five and seven days after ovulation, the fertilised egg implants into the wall of the uterus and produces root-like outgrowths called villi.
    • The males and females encounter each other briefly in the spring to mate, but the fertilized egg does not implant in the uterus until 10 or 11 months later.
    • Most would agree it begins when the fertilised egg implants in the woman's uterus.

noun/nombre

/ˈɪmplænt; ˈɪmplɑːnt/

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