Associations to the word «Transplantation»


TRANSPLANTATION, noun. The resettlement of a group of people
TRANSPLANTATION, noun. A surgical operation in which an organ is moved from a donor to a recipient; an organ transplant
TRANSPLANTATION, noun. The uprooting of a tree and planting it in a new location

Dictionary definition

TRANSPLANTATION, 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".
TRANSPLANTATION, 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".

Wise words

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