explant

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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

Imperative
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Present
I explant
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he/she/it explants
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you explant
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Preterite
I explanted
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Present Continuous
I am explanting
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Present Perfect
I have explanted
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Past Continuous
I was explanting
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Past Perfect
I had explanted
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Future
I will explant
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Future Perfect
I will have explanted
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Future Continuous
I will be explanting
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been explanting
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been explanting
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you will have been explanting
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been explanting
you had been explanting
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you had been explanting
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Conditional
I would explant
you would explant
he/she/it would explant
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they would explant
Past Conditional
I would have explanted
you would have explanted
he/she/it would have explanted
we would have explanted
you would have explanted
they would have explanted
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No heavy explantations about "why" or "how"--it just does it.
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