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
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
I have explanted
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would explant
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Past Conditional
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References in periodicals archive ?
Because of the interrupted blood circulation after explanting the biopsies, the blood cells and platelets no longer have a vital function and therefore likely undergo apoptosis.
Washing and cleaning abalone tissue before explanting, using hydrogen peroxide and 70% ethanol, along with antibiotic and antifungal supplementations in the culture medium, appeared to keep the contamination under control, which in turn allowed cell proliferation and growth.
Implanted devices, in particular, pose communication challenges not found with pharmaceuticals or foods because the patient and doctor must weigh the risks of explanting the device against the risks of keeping it.