[ US /ˌtɹænzpɫænˈteɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /tɹænsplɑːntˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
  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
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How To Use transplantation In A Sentence

  • 1 In renal transplantation, acute cellular rejection has been viewed as a T-cell-dependent process, but B cells are required for alloantibody production and may also play other roles, including alloantigen presentation to T cells. 2 Medlogs - Recent stories
  • Additional prospective, longitudinal research is needed to further elucidate the experiences and outcomes associated with lung transplantation.
  • Method We have performed the testicular transplantation to cure 6 patients suffered from hypogonadism with the fetal testis as donor.
  • Objective To explore common causes of death in umbilical cord blood transplantation treating malignant and nonmalignant diseases in children.
  • The main ethical problems included the health risks for the transplant recipient (e.g., a substantial risk of hyperacute rejection and graft-versus-host disease), traditional animal ethics issues, concerns about informed consent (complicated by empirical uncertainties and the possibility of legally mandated life-long health surveillance), fair allocation of health care resources, and the public health issue that xenotransplantation would allow viruses to jump the species barrier into humans. Human/Non-Human Chimeras
  • The huge outcry in the wake of last year's organ retention scandals has had a very damaging effect with a large drop in the number of people donating organs for transplantation.
  • In 1993, four patients with dry gangrene of two thumbs induced by electrical burn in our department were treated with free thumb flap and transplantation of the second toe.
  • At one point, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation was regarded as a draconian measure or last option for patients in these categories.
  • The shortage of human donor pancreases for islet cell transplantation has led to a search for alternative sources of islet cells.
  • Summary of Background Data. Human MSC are multipotent mesenchymal adult stem cells that have a potential for autologous transplantation, obviating the need for immune suppression.
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