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trans·plant

 (trăns-plănt′)
v. trans·plant·ed, trans·plant·ing, trans·plants
v.tr.
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.
v.intr.
To be capable of being transplanted: plants that transplant well.
n. (trăns′plănt′)
1.
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.]

trans·plant′a·ble adj.
trans′plan·ta′tion n.
trans·plant′er n.

transplantation

The surgical method of transfering or grafting tissues or organs from one part of a patient’s body to another or to another patient.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transplantation - an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient)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
xenotransplant, xenotransplantation - a surgical procedure in which tissue or whole organs are transfered from one species to another species
2.transplantation - the act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another locationtransplantation - 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"
Translations

transplantation

[ˌtrænsplɑːnˈteɪʃən] N (Bot, Med) → trasplante m

transplantation

[ˌtrænsplænˈteɪʃən] ntransplantation f

transplantation

n (Hort) → Umpflanzung f, → Verpflanzung f; (Med) → Transplantation f, → Verpflanzung f; transplantation medicineTransplantationsmedizin f

trans·plan·ta·tion

n. transplantación, trasplantación, acto de hacer un trasplante;
autoplastic ______ autoplástica;
heteroplastic ______ heteroplástica;
heterotopic ______ heterotópica;
homotopic ______ homotópica.
References in periodicals archive ?
The tumor was removed in 4 weeks, 6 weeks, and 8 weeks after orthotopic transplantation.
reports the fully functional regeneration of a salivary gland that reproduces the morphogenesis induced by reciprocal epithelial and mesenchymal interactions through the orthotopic transplantation of a bioengineered salivary gland germ as a regenerative organ replacement therapy.
Survival rates for patients at 1 and 5 years increased from less than 40% and 20%, respectively, with orthotopic transplantation to over 60% and 36%, respectively, when the heterotopic method was used.