[n] a surgical procedure that places something in the human body; "the implantation of radioactive pellets in the prostate gland"
[n] the act of planting or setting in the ground
[n] (embryology) the organic process whereby a fertilized egg becomes implanted in the lining of the uterus of placental mammals
\Im`plan*ta"tion\, n. [Cf. F. implantation.] The act or process of implantating.