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trans·plant

transplant

 
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: traens plaent
inflections: transplants, transplanting, transplanted
definition 1: to pull up and plant again in another place.
We transplanted the rose bushes so they would get more sunlight.
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definition 2: to remove a body organ by surgery and attach it somewhere else on the same body or on another body.
Doctors transplanted skin from the burn patient's leg to her face.
similar words:
graft
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: traens plaent
definition: an act of transplanting.
The doctors did a heart transplant to save the patient's life.
derivations: transplantable (adj.), transplantation (n.), transplanter (n.)
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