xenotransplantation

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xen·o·trans·plan·ta·tion

 (zĕn′ə-trăns′plăn-tā′shən, zē′nə-)
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The surgical transfer of cells, tissues, or especially whole organs from an organism of one species to an organism of a different species.
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Noun1.xenotransplantation - a surgical procedure in which tissue or whole organs are transfered from one species to another species
organ transplant, transplantation, 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"
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3]) transformed UROtsa cells grown on serum-containing growth medium and the derived heterotransplants all overexpressed keratin 6a mRNA and protein compared to parental UROtsa cells grown in serumcontaining growth medium.