noun see xenotransplantation

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  • xenotransplant — xen|o|trans|plant [ˌzenəuˈtrænspla:nt US nouˈtrænsplænt] n 1.) [U and C] the operation of putting an organ from an animal into a person s body ▪ Doctors in Mississippi performed the world s first heart xenotransplant. 2.) the organ that is moved… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • xenotransplant — UK [ˌzenəʊˈtrænsplɑːnt] / US [ˌzenoʊˈtrænsplænt] noun Word forms xenotransplant : singular xenotransplant plural xenotransplants 1) [countable/uncountable] medical a transplant operation in which a part of an animal s body is put into a person s… …   English dictionary

  • xenotransplant — xenotransplantation, n. /zen euh trans plant, plahnt, zee neuh /, n. xenograft. * * * …   Universalium

  • xenotransplant — noun An instance of xenotransplantation …   Wiktionary

  • xenotransplant — xe·no·trans·plant .zen ə tran(t)s .plant, .zēn n XENOGRAFT xe·no·trans·plant tran(t)s plant vt …   Medical dictionary

  • xenotransplant — (ZEE.noh.tranz.plant) n. The transplant of an animal organ into a human body. xenotransplantation n. xenotransplanting pp. Example Citation: Up until quite recently, the formidable problems of cross species rejection made xenotransplants… …   New words

  • xenotransplant — v. transplant an animal organ into a human body n. instance of transplanting an animal organ into a human body …   English contemporary dictionary

  • xenotransplant — xe·no·transplant …   English syllables

  • xenotransplant — srg xen•o•trans•plant [[t]ˈzɛn əˌtræns plænt, plɑnt, ˈzi nə [/t]] n. xenograft xen o•trans plan•ta′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • xenotransplant — /zinoʊˈtrænsplænt/ (say zeenoh transplant) noun 1. the surgical transfer of cells, tissues or whole organs from one species to another. 2. the cells, tissues, or organs transferred. {xeno + transplant} –xenotransplantation… …   Australian English dictionary

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