implantation

In mammals, the process by which the developing embryo attaches itself to the wall of the mother's uterus and stimulates the development of the placenta. In humans it occurs 6–8 days after ovulation. In some species, such as seals and bats, implantation is delayed for several months, during ...
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Implantation

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Implantation

[human embryo] In humans, implantation is the beginning of pregnancy at which stage the embryo adheres to the wall of the uterus. At this stage of prenatal development, the embryo is a blastocyst. It is by this adhesion that the fetus receives oxygen and nutrients from the mother to be able to grow. Implantation of a fertilized ovum is most
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implantation

[Noun] The process of inserting something into a living thing.
Example: The doctor would only consider healthy embryos for implantation.
See also: implant
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implantation

[n] - (embryology) the organic process whereby a fertilized egg becomes implanted in the lining of the uterus of placental mammals 2. [n] - the act of planting or setting in the ground 3. [n] - a surgical procedure that places something in the human body
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Implantation

Attachment of the fertilized egg to the uterine lining. This usually occurs about five days after ovulation.
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implantation

Implantation occurs when a fertilised egg attaches itself to the lining of the uterus.
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Implantation

[pronounce: im-plant-ay-shun] When an embryo sinks into the soft lining of the uterus.
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implantation

Attachment of the fertilized ovum (blastocyst) to the endometrium and its subsequent embedding in the compact layer, occurring 6 or 7 days after fertilization of the ovum. [8]
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Implantation

The settling of an embryo in the lining of the uterus (womb)
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Implantation

Implantation: The act of setting in firmly. In embryology, implantation refers specifically to the attachment of the fertilized egg to the uterine lining, which occurs approximately 6 or 7 days after conception (fertilization). In medicine today, many things may be implanted (embedded). There are breast implants, cochlear implants, defibrillator im
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Implantation

Im`plan·ta'tion noun [ Confer French implantation .] The act or process of implanting.
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implantation

<procedure> The insertion or grafting into the body of biological, living, inert or radioactive material. ... Origin: L. Plantare = to set ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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implantation

noun the act of planting or setting in the ground
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implantation

(im″plan-ta´shәn) the insertion of an organ or tissue in a new site in the body. the attachment and embedding of the blastocyst in the endometrium in pregnancy; called also nidation. the insertion or grafting into the body of biological, living, inert, or radioactive material.
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Implantation

• (n.) The act or process of implantating.
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implantation

(from the article `integrated circuit`) Another method of modifying a wafer is to bombard its surface with extra atoms. This is called implantation. Enough of the atoms become deeply ...
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implantation

in reproduction physiology, the adherence of a fertilized egg to a surface in the reproductive tract, usually to the uterine wall (see uterus), so ... [5 related articles]
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implantation

(L. in into + plantare to set) the insertion or grafting into the body of biological, living, inert, or radioactive material.
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Implantation

The embedding of the embryo into the endometrium of the uterus so it can establish contact with the mother's blood supply for nourishment. Implantation usually occurs 5-10 days following fertilization of the ovum. Synonym(s): Nidation
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implantation

Type: Term Pronunciation: im′plan-tā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Attachment of the blastocyst to the endometrium, and its subsequent embedding in the compact layer, occurring 6-7 days after fertilization of the oocyte in humans. 2. The process of placing a device or substance within the body, placement of a saline-filled device benea
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implantation

(im;plan-ta;shun) The process by which a blastocyst attaches itself to and penetrates into the endometrium of the uterus.
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implantation

(im;plan-ta;shun) The process by which a blastocyst attaches itself to and penetrates into the endometrium of the uterus.
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Implantation

the embedding of a fertilized ovum (blastocyst) into the endometrium (Morris 1992).
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Implantation

The process in which a fertilized egg
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