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Dictionary definition for: Transplant

1. (n) (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient

2. (v) lift and reset in another soil or situation; "Transplant the young rice plants"

3. (n) an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient) "he had a kidney transplant"

4. (v) be transplantable; "These delicate plants do not transplant easily"

5. (n) the act of uprooting and moving a plant to a new location; "the transplant was successful" "too frequent transplanting is not good for plants"

6. (v) place athe organ of a donor into the body of a recipient

7. (v) transfer from one place or period to another; "The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America"

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