Definitions for: Transplantation

[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] the transportation of people (as a family or colony) to a new settlement (as after an upheaval of some kind)

Webster (1913) Definition: Trans`plan*ta"tion, n. [Cf. F.
1. The act of transplanting, or the state of being
transplanted; also, removal.

The transplantation of Ulysses to Sparta. --Broome.

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.

Synonyms: organ transplant, relocation, resettlement, transplant, transplanting

See Also: conveyance, corneal graft, corneal transplant, movement, operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, transfer, transferral, transportation

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