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Implant (Medicine)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is a transplanted biomedical tissue. the surface of implants that contact the body might be made of a biomedical material such as titanium, silicone or apatite depending on what is the most functional. in some cases implants contain electronics e.g.