'Transplant' definitions:

Definition of 'transplant'

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

Definition of 'Transplant'

  • Transplant \Trans*plant"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transplanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Transplanting.] [F. transplanter, L. transplantare; trans across, over + plantare to plant. See Plant.]
  • 1. To remove, and plant in another place; as, to transplant trees. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. To remove, and settle or establish for residence in another place; as, to transplant inhabitants. [1913 Webster]
  • Being transplanted out of his cold, barren diocese of St. David into a warmer climate. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]

Synonyms of 'transplant'

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