Pronunciation: (im"plan-tā'shun),[key] —n. 1. the act of implanting.
2. the state of being implanted.
3. Pathol. a. the movement of cells to a new region.
b. metastasis, when spontaneous.
4. Med.the application of solid medicine underneath the skin.
5. Embryol.the attachment of the early embryo to the lining of the uterus.