Definitions for: Transplant

[n] the act of uprooting and moving a plant to a new location; "the transplant was successful"; "too frequent transplanting is not good for plants"
[n] an operation moving an organ from one person (the donor) to another (the recipient); "he had a kidney transplant"
[n] (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
[v] transfer from one place or period to another; "The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America"
[v] in surgery
[v] lift and reset in another soil or situation; "Transplant the young rice plants"
[v] be transplantable; "These delicate plants do not transplant easily"

Webster (1913) Definition: Trans*plant", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transplanted;
p. pr. & vb. n. Transplanting.] [F. transplanter, L.
transplantare; trans across, over + plantare to plant. See
1. To remove, and plant in another place; as, to transplant
trees. --Dryden.

2. To remove, and settle or establish for residence in
another place; as, to transplant inhabitants.

Being transplanted out of his cold, barren diocese
of St. David into a warmer climate. --Clarendon.

Synonyms: graft, graft, organ transplant, transfer, transfer, transplantation, transplanting, transpose

See Also: allograft, animal tissue, autograft, be, corneal graft, corneal transplant, displace, enter, force out, heterograft, homograft, infix, insert, introduce, move, movement, operation, shift, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, xenograft

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