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From Middle English transplaunten, from Old French transplanter, from Late Latin transplantare, equivalent to trans- + plant.
verb and noun pronunciations, US and RP, rhymes
- Rhymes: -ɑːnt
- (Received Pronunciation) enPR: tränzpläntʹ or trănzpläntʹ, IPA(key): /tɹɑːnzˈplɑːnt/, /tɹænzˈplɑːnt/
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- (US) enPR: trănzplăntʹ, IPA(key): /tɹænzˈplænt/
transplant (third-person singular simple present transplants, present participle transplanting, simple past and past participle transplanted)
- (transitive) To uproot (a growing plant), and plant it in another place.
- 1996, Clifford Geertz, After the Fact: Two Countries, Four Decades, One Anthropologist, Harvard University Press, →ISBN, page 141:
- A book entitled Emerging Indonesia has on its cover photographs of a sunrise over palm trees, bent women in coolie hats transplanting rice, a wooden bull burning at a Balinese cremation, and a liquid nitrogen plant belching black smoke into a clear, undefiled tropical sky.
- (transitive) To remove (something) and establish its residence in another place; to resettle or relocate.
- (transitive, medicine) To transfer (tissue or an organ) from one body to another, or from one part of a body to another.
uproot and replant (a plant)
resettle or relocate (something)
medicine: transfer (tissue/organ)
transplant (plural transplants)
- An act of uprooting and moving (something), especially and archetypically a plant.
- Anything that is transplanted, especially and archetypically a plant.
- (medicine) An operation (procedure) in which tissue or an organ is transplanted: an instance of transplantation.
- Hyponyms: autotransplant, allotransplant, isotransplant, xenotransplant
- (medicine) A transplanted organ or tissue: a graft.
- (US) Someone who is not native to their area of residence.
- 2012 October 29, Lauren Collins, The New Yorker:
- The Seigneur summoned the island's doctor, a young transplant from London named Peter Counsell, who determined that Mrs. Beaumont had suffered a stroke.
act of uprooting and moving
medicine: organ/tissue transplanted
transplant m (plural transplants)
- transplant (healthy organ that is transplanted)
- “transplant”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
Borrowed from French transplant.
transplant n (plural transplanturi)
Declension of transplant
|indefinite articulation||definite articulation||indefinite articulation||definite articulation|
|nominative/accusative||(un) transplant||transplantul||(niște) transplanturi||transplanturile|
|genitive/dative||(unui) transplant||transplantului||(unor) transplanturi||transplanturilor|
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