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im·plant

 (ĭm-plănt′)
v. im·plant·ed, im·plant·ing, im·plants
v.tr.
1. To set in firmly, as into the ground: implant fence posts.
2. To establish securely, as in the mind or consciousness; instill: habits that had been implanted early in childhood.
3. Medicine
a. To insert or embed (an object or a device) surgically: implant a drug capsule; implant a pacemaker.
b. To graft or insert (a tissue) within the body.
v.intr. Embryology
To become attached to and embedded in the uterine lining. Used of a fertilized egg.
n. (ĭm′plănt′)
Something implanted, especially a surgically implanted tissue or device: a dental implant; a subcutaneous implant.

[Middle English implanten, from Medieval Latin implantāre : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Latin plantāre, to plant (from planta, a shoot; see plant).]

im·plant′a·ble adj.
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Adj.1.implanted - (used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held; "deep-rooted prejudice"; "deep-seated differences of opinion"; "implanted convictions"; "ingrained habits of a lifetime"; "a deeply planted need"
constituted, established - brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established; "the established social order"; "distrust the constituted authority"; "a team established as a member of a major league"; "enjoyed his prestige as an established writer"; "an established precedent"; "the established Church"
Translations

implanted

a. pp. de to implant, implantado-a.
References in classic literature ?
He is lively, and seems clever, and when I have inspired him with greater respect for me than his sister's kind offices have implanted, he may be an agreeable flirt.
But to represent the Almighty as avenging the sins of the guilty on the innocent, was indecent, if not blasphemous, as it was to represent him acting against the first principles of natural justice, and against the original notions of right and wrong, which he himself had implanted in our minds; by which we were to judge not only in all matters which were not revealed, but even of the truth of revelation itself.
First, the instinct of imitation is implanted in man from childhood, one difference between him and other animals being that he is the most imitative of living creatures, and through imitation learns his earliest lessons; and no less universal is the pleasure felt in things imitated.
Lecount's one weak point, if she has such a thing at all, is a taste for science, implanted by her deceased husband, the professor.
In spite of their increased intelligence and the tendency of their animal instincts to reawaken, they had certain fixed ideas implanted by Moreau in their minds, which absolutely bounded their imaginations.
The life and character I have found portrayed there have appealed always to the consciousness of right and wrong implanted in me; and from no one has this appeal been stronger than from George Eliot.
My first impulse was to await darkness before attempting to cross the plain, so deeply implanted are habits of thought; but of a sudden I recollected the perpetual noonday brilliance which envelopes Pellucidar, and with a smile I stepped forth into the day-light.
And yet the germ he had implanted must be at work; he was confident of that, though he was without confidence as to the result.
And blind fear descended upon Michael, the fear that is implanted in all animals and in man himself--THE FEAR OF THE TRAP.
There is a passion FOR HUNTING SOMETHING deeply implanted in the human breast.
And whereas the other so-called virtues of the soul seem to be akin to bodily qualities, for even when they are not originally innate they can be implanted later by habit and exercise, the of wisdom more than anything else contains a divine element which always remains, and by this conversion is rendered useful and profitable; or, on the other hand, hurtful and useless.
It had now become a weary and almost hopeless task, and had it not been for the threefold motives of honor, friendship and gratitude, implanted in their hearts, our two travelers would have given up many a time their rides over the sand, their interrogatories of the peasantry and their close inspection of faces.