xenography

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

xeno- +‎ -graphy

Noun[edit]

xenography (uncountable)

  1. The process of surgically transplanting organs or tissue between different species.
  2. The ability to write in a language which the individual has not learned.

Quotations[edit]

  • 2006 Strange Harvest: Organ Transplants, Denatured Bodies, and the Transformed Self by Lesley Alexandra Sharp (page 218) [1]
    but we've known about xenography for a long time. There is now a special kind of pig that is being bred for its kidneys.