transplant

Definitions

General English

  • noun the act of replacing a damaged organ or part of the body with a part from another body, or with a part from somewhere else on the same body
  • noun an organ or piece of tissue which is transplanted
  • verb to move a plant from one place to another
  • verb to replace a damaged organ or other body part with a healthy part

General Science

  • noun the transfer of an organ or tissue from one person into or onto another
  • verb to take an organ or tissue from one person and put it into or onto another

Agriculture

  • noun taking a growing plant from one place and planting it in the soil in another place
  • noun a plant taken from one place and planted in the soil in another place
  • verb to take a growing plant from one place and plant it in the soil in another place

Medical

  • noun a procedure which involves taking an organ such as the heart or kidney, or tissue such as skin, and grafting it into someone to replace an organ or tissue which is diseased or not functioning properly
  • verb to graft an organ or tissue onto or into someone to replace an organ or tissue which is diseased or not functioning correctly
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