[ US /tɹænsˈpɫænt/ ]
  1. lift and reset in another soil or situation
    Transplant the young rice plants
  2. be transplantable
    These delicate plants do not transplant easily
  3. place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient
  4. transfer from one place or period to another
    The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America
  1. the act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another location
    she returned to Alabama because she could not bear transplantation
    the transplant did not flower until the second year
    too frequent transplanting is not good for families
  2. an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient)
    a child had a multiple organ transplant two months ago
    he had a kidney transplant
    the long-term results of cardiac transplantation are now excellent
  3. (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
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How To Use transplant In A Sentence

  • Could the answer for dental plaque be a transplant, not of teeth but of genetically engineered bacteria?
  • Instead, the problems of the world are transplanted into the realm of attitude and behaviour; as though, if people only think right, that will make all be right with the world.
  • The film takes the myth of the werewolf and transplants it into a small-town community and carnage ensues.
  • Between Koma and The Eye Angelica Lee is running the risk of being typecast as the organ-transplant actress.
  • The Dutch successfully transplanted trees to the East Indies.
  • Haematoma in the abdominal cavity was found as an irregular echo free zone between left hepatic lobe and the transplanted pancreas.
  • Concentrating on psychophysiological medicine, the four divisions cover aspects of cardiology, gastroenterology, transplant surgery and the menstrual cycle respectively.
  • The conclusion flag corneal transplant may effectively treat, the shallow layer fungus keratohelcosis.
  • Approximately 88,000 people are on the national organ transplant waiting list, waiting for kidneys, livers, pancreases, intestines, hearts and lungs.
  • Additional prospective, longitudinal research is needed to further elucidate the experiences and outcomes associated with lung transplantation.
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