'Transplantation' definitions:

Definition of 'transplantation'

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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]

Definition of 'Transplantation'

  • Transplantation \Trans`plan*ta"tion\, n. [Cf. F. transplantation.]
  • 1. The act of transplanting, or the state of being transplanted; also, removal. [1913 Webster]
  • The transplantation of Ulysses to Sparta. --Broome. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. (Surg.) The removal of tissues from a healthy part, and the insertion of them in another place where there is a lesion; as, the transplantation of tissues in autoplasty. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]