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implantable Syllabification: im·plant·able
Pronunciation: /ˌimˈplan(t)əb(ə)l/

Definition of implantable in English:


Capable of or designed for being implanted in living tissue: an implantable defibrillator
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  • Our cardiologist offered her an implantable defibrillator and biventricular pacemaker, but she refused.
  • The benefit from implantable defibrillator therapy appeared to be strongest in those with moderate heart failure at enrollment.
  • In the early 1980s, implantable devices designed to replace and repair damaged temporomandibular lower jaw joints were introduced.

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