Definition of TRANSPLANT


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) be transplantable; "These delicate plants do not transplant easily" ;

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