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Noun: transplantation  ,tran(t)s,plãn'tey-shun or ,trãnz,plãn'tey-shun
  1. An operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient)
    "the long-term results of cardiac transplantation are now excellent";
    - transplant, organ transplant
  2. The act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another location
    "she returned to Alabama because she could not bear transplantation";
    - transplant, transplanting

Derived forms: transplantations

Type of: movement, op [informal], operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process

Encyclopedia: Transplantation, homologous