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trans·plant

 (trăns-plănt′)
v. trans·plant·ed, trans·plant·ing, trans·plants
v.tr.
1. To uproot and replant (a growing plant).
2. To transfer from one place or residence to another; resettle or relocate: residents were transplanted to the suburbs during the massive reconstruction project.
3. Medicine To transfer (tissue, a body structure, or an organ) from one body to another body or from one part of a body to another part.
v.intr.
To be capable of being transplanted: plants that transplant well.
n. (trăns′plănt′)
1.
a. The act or process of transplanting something.
b. Medicine An operation in which an organ, body part, or other tissue is transplanted: a corneal transplant.
2. Something that is transplanted, especially:
a. A plant that has been uprooted and replanted in another place.
b. Medicine An organ, body part, or other tissue that has been transplanted, as from one person to another.
3. A person who has resettled in a different place.

[Middle English transplaunten, from Old French transplanter, from Late Latin trānsplantāre : Latin trāns, trans- + Latin plantāre, to plant; see plat- in Indo-European roots.]

trans·plant′a·ble adj.
trans′plan·ta′tion n.
trans·plant′er n.

transplantation

The surgical method of transfering or grafting tissues or organs from one part of a patient’s body to another or to another patient.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transplantation - an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient)transplantation - an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient); "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"
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
corneal graft, corneal transplant, keratoplasty - a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor
xenotransplant, xenotransplantation - a surgical procedure in which tissue or whole organs are transfered from one species to another species
2.transplantation - the act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another locationtransplantation - the act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another location; "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"
movement - the act of changing the location of something; "the movement of cargo onto the vessel"
Translations

transplantation

[ˌtrænsplɑːnˈteɪʃən] N (Bot, Med) → trasplante m

transplantation

[ˌtrænsplænˈteɪʃən] ntransplantation f

transplantation

n (Hort) → Umpflanzung f, → Verpflanzung f; (Med) → Transplantation f, → Verpflanzung f; transplantation medicineTransplantationsmedizin f

trans·plan·ta·tion

n. transplantación, trasplantación, acto de hacer un trasplante;
autoplastic ______ autoplástica;
heteroplastic ______ heteroplástica;
heterotopic ______ heterotópica;
homotopic ______ homotópica.
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Autologous fat transplantation in patients with breast cancer: "silencing" or "fueling" cancer recurrence?
In 1987, the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons reported the problems and difficulties that have been encountered with autologous fat transplantation and concludes that only 30% of injected fat can be expected to survive for 1-year.
Some of them have passed clinical trials, like inhibitors of protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B (PTP1B), while others only showed efficiency on mice, like adiponectin natural stimulants, adiponectin receptors agonists or fat transplantation.