[ im-plan-tuh-buh l, -plahn- ]
/ ɪmˈplæn tə bəl, -ˈplɑn- /


capable of being implanted.
pertaining to a device, as a micropump or porous polymer membrane, for surgical insertion under the skin for the controlled release of a drug.


Surgery. a material, foreign to the body, that can be implanted without undue risk of rejection.

Origin of implantable

First recorded in 1955–60; implant + -able Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019