organ transplant

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Noun1.organ transplant - an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient)organ transplant - 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
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"Growing Demand for Organ Transplants Spurs Efforts to Expand Pool of Donors.
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New rules governing organ transplants in Great Britain are being drawn up amid concern about money changing hands illegally as patients have begun making direct pleas to potential donors on social networking sites.
Organ donation and transplant rates are increasing all the time, and from April 2010 to March 2011, a record number of transplants took place - 3,740 organ transplants were done, thanks to the generosity of 2,055 donors.
THIRTEEN people died last year waiting for organ transplants, the Health Minister revealed yesterday.
Japan's health minister Yoichi Masuzoe said Friday discussions should be held on a revision of the country's organ transplant law regardless of the World Health Organization's decision to delay setting new guidelines aimed at urging patients to refrain from receiving organ transplants outside their own countries.
She already had part of her father's liver, making her the first ever British child to receive organ transplants from both parents.
Under the new law, all organ transplants will be conducted in public hospitals so the ministry can monitor the procedure.
It is therefore encouraging to hear that the Chinese Government is considering draft legislation to bring tighter control over organ transplants and the Ministry of Health is developing a stronger regulatory framework in this area, building on the regulations that came into force in July 2006 banning the sale of organs."