Associations to the word «Transplant»


TRANSPLANT, verb. (transitive) To uproot (a growing plant), and plant it in another place.
TRANSPLANT, verb. (transitive) To remove (something) and establish its residence in another place; to resettle or relocate.
TRANSPLANT, verb. (transitive) (medicine) To transfer (tissue or an organ) from one body to another, or from one part of a body to another.
TRANSPLANT, noun. An act of uprooting and moving (something).
TRANSPLANT, noun. Anything that is transplanted.
TRANSPLANT, noun. (medicine) An operation in which tissue or an organ is transplanted.
TRANSPLANT, noun. (medicine) A transplanted organ or tissue.
TRANSPLANT, noun. (US) Someone who is not native to their area of residence.

Dictionary definition

TRANSPLANT, noun. (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient.
TRANSPLANT, noun. 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".
TRANSPLANT, noun. 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".
TRANSPLANT, verb. Lift and reset in another soil or situation; "Transplant the young rice plants".
TRANSPLANT, verb. Be transplantable; "These delicate plants do not transplant easily".
TRANSPLANT, verb. Place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient.
TRANSPLANT, verb. Transfer from one place or period to another; "The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America".

Wise words

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