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Definition 1: the act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another location - [noun denoting act]

Samples where transplant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the transplant did not flower until the second year
  • too frequent transplanting is not good for families
  • she returned to Alabama because she could not bear transplantation

Synonyms for transplant in the sense of this definition

(transplant is a kind of ...) the act of changing the location of something

"the movement of cargo onto the vessel"

Definition 2: an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where transplant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he had a kidney transplant
  • the long-term results of cardiac transplantation are now excellent
  • a child had a multiple organ transplant two months ago

Synonyms for transplant in the sense of this definition

(transplant is a kind of ...) a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body

"they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available" "he died while undergoing surgery"

(... is a kind of transplant ) a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor

(... is a kind of transplant ) a surgical procedure in which tissue or whole organs are transfered from one species to another species

Definition 3: (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for transplant in the sense of this definition

(transplant is a kind of ...) the tissue in the bodies of animals

(... is a kind of transplant ) tissue that is taken from one site and grafted to another site on the same person

"skin from his thigh replaced the burned skin on his arms"

(... is a kind of transplant ) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but different genetic makeup; recipient's immune system must be suppressed to prevent rejection of the graft

(... is a kind of transplant ) tissue from an animal of one species used as a temporary graft (as in cases of severe burns) on an individual of another species

(transplant belongs to category ...) the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures

"he is professor of surgery at the Harvard Medical School"

Definition 4: transfer from one place or period to another - [verb of change]

Samples where transplant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America

Synonyms for transplant in the sense of this definition

(transplant is a kind of ...) move from one setting or context to another

"shift the emphasis" "shift one's attention"

Definition 5: place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for transplant in the sense of this definition

(transplant is a kind of ...) put or introduce into something

"insert a picture into the text"

(transplant implies ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

Definition 6: lift and reset in another soil or situation - [verb of motion]

Samples where transplant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Transplant the young rice plants

Synonyms for transplant in the sense of this definition

(transplant is a kind of ...) cause to move, usually with force or pressure

"the refugees were displaced by the war"

(transplant has a similar meaning as ...) be transplantable

"These delicate plants do not transplant easily"

Definition 7: be transplantable - [verb of stative]

Samples where transplant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • These delicate plants do not transplant easily

(transplant is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

(transplant has a similar meaning as ...) lift and reset in another soil or situation

"Transplant the young rice plants"

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