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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The company's plan is to advance neural implant technology while they wait for regulations that allow for brain implants.
The first person to receive the neural implant from developer Second Sight, the 30-year-old is able to 'see' individual phosphenes or spots of light when his visual cortex is stimulated by the device.
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.
It has no biological components, So far, it can generate hundreds of microwatts--enough to power an ultralow-power and clinically useful neural implant.
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.
This allows bypassing certain neural regions (for example, visual pattern recognition, long-term memory) and augmenting or replacing the functions of these regions with computing performed either in a neural implant or externally.
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.
A long time ago, Mitchell received a neural implant that severely damaged his brain's amygdala.