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ex·plant

 (ĕk-splănt′)
tr.v. ex·plant·ed, ex·plant·ing, ex·plants
To remove (living tissue) from the natural site of growth and place in a medium for culture.
n. (ĕks′plănt′)
Explanted tissue.


ex′plan·ta′tion n.

explant

(ɛksˈplɑːnt)
vb
(Biology) to transfer (living tissue) from its natural site to a new site or to a culture medium
n
(Biology) a piece of tissue treated in this way
ˌexplanˈtation n

ex•plant

(v. ɛksˈplænt, -ˈplɑnt; n. ˈɛksˌplænt, -ˌplɑnt)

v.t.
1. to take (living material) from an animal or plant for placement in a culture medium.
n.
2. a piece of explanted tissue.
[1910–15]
ex`plan•ta′tion, n.

explant


Past participle: explanted
Gerund: explanting

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However, they are obtained from growing embryos and are therefore undergoing rapid cell division before explantation and exposure to angiogenic mediators.
Of the treated patients, 16 were completely dry, 10 had at least a 50% reduction in incontinence episodes, 5 had a slight reduction, 2 had an increase in episode frequency, and 1 required device explantation due to pain.
This action is being taken in response to two confirmed instances where the product experienced a malfunction requiring explantation.
Visual and Clinical Outcomes of Explantation versus Preservation of the Intraocular Lens during Boston Type I Keratoprosthesis Implantation.
The importance of careful patient selection cannot be over emphasised--the management of unhappy patients whose symptoms will only be improved by bilateral IOL explantation (with the possibility of serious risks) and IOL exchange is an unhappy prospect.
NEW ORLEANS -- A left ventricular assist device permits myocardial recovery sufficient for device explantation without heart transplantation in a disappointingly small fraction of patients with chronic heart failure, according to the first prospective study to examine this issue.
Even if a particular implant is working fine, explantation within the patient's lifetime could be necessary for many reasons--abnormal wear and tear, a change in the patient's medical status that necessitates device adjustment or replacement, or simply the fact that the patient has outlived the device's life expectancy and needs a new one.
This action is being taken in response to two instances thus far where the product experienced a rare malfunction requiring explantation.
Reversibility has been demonstrated after explantation of hydrogel inlays and with intracorneal ring segments.
And even when an ABS is implanted and begins to function, there is still a chance of its not working; 20% of patients who have had a successful device activation require an explantation after 2 years.
Feng's study of 842 women undergoing explantation of 1,619 silicone implants.
analyzed 2060 patients who used a WCD following ICD explantation larger due to either pocket infection or ICD malfunction and concluded that it is reasonable to use a WCD following ICD explantation if immediate reimplantation is not feasible or desired.