- adj. Capable of being, or designed to be, implanted (within the body etc.)
“With the help of new silicon-based compounds, scientists -- and patients -- are getting a significant new charge out of the tiny lithium batteries used in implantable devices to help treat nervous system and other disorders.”
“SCR Inc., a Louisville-based company that is developing a long-term implantable device to treat heart failure;”
“A team of researchers in chemistry, pharmaceutics, and engineering is developing a long term implantable biosensor that could dramatically change the way of life for millions of people diagnosed with diabetes.”
“The device, called an implantable cardioverter defibrillator, typically costs the hospitals between $16,445 and $19,007.”
“ So I did some research into devices called implantable cardiac defibrillators, or ICD's.”
“GUPTA (voice-over): It's called the implantable gastric stimulator or IGS.”
“GUPTA: It's called the implantable gastric stimulator or IGS.”
“One in five patients who receive the heart-shocking, life-saving devices known as implantable cardioverter-defibrillators, or”
“Still, they stress the so-called implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, or ICD, is a proven lifesaver for heart attack survivors and others with high-risk heart disease.”
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