transplant
I. verb Etymology: Middle English transplaunten, from Late Latin transplantare, from Latin trans- + plantare to plant Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to lift and reset (a plant) in another soil or situation 2. to remove from one place or context and settle or introduce elsewhere ; relocate 3. to transfer (an organ or tissue) from one part or individual to another intransitive verb to tolerate being transplanted <
does not transplant as well as other varieties
>
transplantability nountransplantable adjectivetransplantation nountransplanter noun II. noun Date: 1756 1. a. a person or thing that is transplanted b. a manufacturing plant set up locally by a foreign automobile company to save on shipping costs <
bumpers shipped to a Japanese transplant in the United States
>
2. the act or process of transplanting

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  • transplant — TRANSPLÁNT, transplanturi, s.n. (med.) 1. Organ, parte dintr un organ, ţesut etc. care este transplantat printr o intervenţie chirurgicală. 2. Transplantare. – Din fr. transplant. Trimis de ionel bufu, 29.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  TRANSPLÁNT s. 1 …   Dicționar Român

  • transplant — [ trɑ̃splɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1956; « action de transplanter » 1556; de transplanter ♦ Biol. Organe, tissu transplanté. ⇒ greffon. ● transplant nom masculin Organe qui doit être ou vient d être transplanté en vue de remplacer un organe déficient.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Transplant — Trans*plant , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transplanted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transplanting}.] [F. transplanter, L. transplantare; trans across, over + plantare to plant. See {Plant}.] 1. To remove, and plant in another place; as, to transplant trees.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Transplant — or Transplants may refer to:*Organ transplant, moving an organ from one body to another *Transplanting a plant from one location to another *A transplant experiment, a type of experiment where an organism is moved from one location to another… …   Wikipedia

  • transplant — (v.) mid 15c., from L.L. transplantare plant again in a different place, from L. trans across (see TRANS (Cf. trans )) + plantare to plant (see PLANT (Cf. plant)). Extended to people (1550s) and then to organs or tissue (1786). The noun, in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • transplant — index consign, deliver, transport Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • transplant — [v] relocate displace, emigrate, graft, immigrate, move, readapt, recondition, remove, reorient, reset, resettle, revamp, shift, transfer, transpose, uproot; concepts 213,310 Ant. preserve, save …   New thesaurus

  • transplant — ► VERB 1) transfer to another place or situation. 2) take (living tissue or an organ) and implant it in another part of the body or in another body. ► NOUN 1) an operation in which an organ or tissue is transplanted. 2) a person or thing that has …   English terms dictionary

  • transplant — [trans plant′; ] also, and for n. always [, trans′plant΄] vt. [ME transplaunten < LL(Ec) transplantare: see TRANS & PLANT] 1. to dig up (a growing plant) from one place and plant it in another 2. to remove (people, animals, etc.) from one… …   English World dictionary

  • transplant — transplantable, adj. transplantation, n. transplanter, n. v. /trans plant , plahnt /; n. /trans plant , plahnt /, v.t. 1. to remove (a plant) from one place and plant it in another. 2. Surg. to transfer (an organ, tissue, etc.) from one part of… …   Universalium

  • transplant — I n. 1) to do a transplant 2) to reject a transplant (her body rejected the transplant) 3) a bone marrow; corneal; gene; heart; kidney; organ transplant II v. (D; tr.) to transplant from; to * * * [ trænsplɑːnt] corneal gene heart …   Combinatory dictionary

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