brain implant

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brain im·plant

(brān im'plant)
Any substance or structure that is placed surgically intracranially.

brain implant

Any substance, tissue, or object placed surgically in the brain.
See also: implant
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Researchers at MGH have insisted that it was not the baby aspirin-sized neural implant that caused the brain seizures, which left Veillette hospitalized for four months.
So far, the fuel cell can generate up to hundreds of microwatts - enough to power an ultra-low-power and clinically useful neural implant.
You play an elite Eurocorp agent whose experimental neural implant makes him the go-to man for hostile takeovers.
One of the experiments led to Prof Warwick receiving a neural implant which linked his nervous system bidirectionally with the internet.
Michael produced a piece of almost Orwellian power about how his memory had been governed by a neural implant in his head, controlled by unnamed forces.
They put a neural implant in the occipital lobe of a blind volunteer.
Kurzweil thinks that neural implant technology, which in certain parts of the brain will help people who have `low' sexual ecstacy have better sexual ecstacy, will also help us have better, more intense religious experiences.
Justin Williams, a professor of neurological and biomedical engineering surgery said, One of the holy grails of neural implant technology is that we d really like to have an implant device that doesn t interfere with any of the traditional imaging diagnostics.
This project aims to address two major challenges: to achieve the realization of a highly mechanically stable implant, allowing long term connection between neurons and microelectrodes and to provide neural implants with a high temporal and spatial resolution.
Neuroprosthetics devices or neural implants or brain implants offer an efficacious solution to the afore-mentioned type of patients.
Neuroprosthetics manufacturing companies focus on developing variants of Neuroprosthetics devices such as self-charging neural implants that can be recharged with bioenergy; thus, eliminate the need for expensive and high-risk surgeries to replace the discharged batteries of implanted Neuroprosthetics.
Researchers at UCSF aren't exactly strangers to the medtech space, having recently been awarded $26 million in government funding to study neural implants for Parkinson's disease and epilepsy.