transplantation(redirected from homotopic transplantation)
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v. trans·plant·ed, trans·plant·ing, trans·plants
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.
To be capable of being transplanted: plants that transplant well.
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.]
The surgical method of transfering or grafting tissues or organs from one part of a patient’s body to another or to another patient.
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|Noun||1.||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
|2.||transplantation - 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"
transplantation[ˌtrænsplɑːnˈteɪʃən] N (Bot, Med) → trasplante m
transplantation[ˌtrænsplænˈteɪʃən] n → transplantation f
n. transplantación, trasplantación, acto de hacer un trasplante;
autoplastic ___ → ___ autoplástica;
heteroplastic ___ → ___ heteroplástica;
heterotopic ___ → ___ heterotópica;
homotopic ___ → ___ homotópica.