Meaning of implantable


Pronunciation: (im-plan'tu-bul, -plän'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. capable of being implanted.
  2. pertaining to a device, as a micropump or porous polymer membrane, for surgical insertion under the skin for the controlled release of a drug.
  1. a material, foreign to the body, that can be implanted without undue risk of rejection.
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