Definition of Transplantation

1. Noun. An operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient). "A child had a multiple organ transplant two months ago"

2. Noun. The act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another location. "She returned to Alabama because she could not bear transplantation"
Exact synonyms: Transplant, Transplanting
Generic synonyms: Movement
Derivative terms: Transplant, Transplant, Transplant, Transplant

Definition of Transplantation

1. n. The act of transplanting, or the state of being transplanted; also, removal.

Definition of Transplantation

1. Noun. The resettlement of a group of people ¹

2. Noun. A surgical operation in which an organ is moved from a donor to a recipient; an organ transplant ¹

3. Noun. The uprooting of a tree and planting it in a new location ¹

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Definition of Transplantation

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Medical Definition of Transplantation

1. The grafting of tissues taken from the patients own body or from another. Origin: L. Plantare = to plant This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transplantation

transplant lung syndrome
transplantation (current term)
transplantation antigen
transplantation chimera
transplantation conditioning
transplantation genetics
transplantation immunology
transplantation of cornea
transplantation reaction

Literary usage of Transplantation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"Lexer reported that although Schoene has carried out successfully skin transplantation in animals of the same litter and the same sex, that he himself has ..."

2. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1656 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1903)
"Towards the end of June he returned to Ireland, and during his visit there Gookin he seems to have discussed the transplantation with and Petty. j)r> ..."

3. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1920)
"Many instances of transplantation of the thyroid, parathyroid, ovary, ... On the other hand, reports of the transplantation of the spleen are rare, ..."

4. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1660 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1901)
"ENFORCEMENT OF transplantation. had written to Thurloe in June, " these people are an abominable, false, cunning, and perfidious people, and the best of ..."

5. The Cromwellian settlement of Ireland by John Patrick Prendergast (1868)
"APPLICATIONS FOR DISPENSATIONS FROM transplantation. The applications for dispensations were innumerable, and the Commissioners were overwhelmed with them. ..."

6. The Medical Times and Gazette (1879)
"I satisfied myself with the transplantation of conjunctiva from the rabbit ... Shortly afterwards, Mr. Power exhibited some cases of transplantation of the ..."

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