Definitions for transplant

Definitions for (noun) transplant

Main entry: transplant, transplantation, transplanting

Definition: the act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another location

Usage: the transplant did not flower until the second year; too frequent transplanting is not good for families; she returned to Alabama because she could not bear transplantation

Main entry: transplant, transplantation, organ transplant

Definition: an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient)

Usage: he had a kidney transplant; the long-term results of cardiac transplantation are now excellent; a child had a multiple organ transplant two months ago

Main entry: graft, transplant

Definition: (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient

Definitions for (verb) transplant

Main entry: transfer, transplant, transpose

Definition: transfer from one place or period to another

Usage: The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America

Main entry: graft, transplant

Definition: place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient

Main entry: transfer, transplant

Definition: lift and reset in another soil or situation

Usage: Transplant the young rice plants

Main entry: transplant

Definition: be transplantable

Usage: These delicate plants do not transplant easily

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