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English noun: transplant

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


Synonymsgraft


Broader (hypernym)animal tissue


Narrower (hyponym)allograft, autograft, autoplasty, heterograft, homograft, xenograft


Domain categorysurgery

2. transplant (act) an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient)


SamplesHe had a kidney transplant.
The long-term results of cardiac transplantation are now excellent.
A child had a multiple organ transplant two months ago.


Synonymsorgan transplant, transplantation


Broader (hypernym)operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process


Narrower (hyponym)corneal graft, corneal transplant, keratoplasty, xenotransplant, xenotransplantation

3. transplant (act) the act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another location


SamplesThe transplant did not flower until the second year.
Too frequent transplanting is not good for families.
She returned to Alabama because she could not bear transplantation.


Synonymstransplantation, transplanting


Broader (hypernym)movement


English verb: transplant

1. transplant (motion) lift and reset in another soil or situation


SamplesTransplant the young rice plants.


Synonymstransfer


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)displace


Verb grouptransplant

2. transplant (stative) be transplantable


SamplesThese delicate plants do not transplant easily.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)be


Verb grouptransfer, transplant

3. transplant (contact) place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient


Synonymsgraft


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)enter, infix, insert, introduce


Entailmove

4. transplant (change) transfer from one place or period to another


SamplesThe ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America.


Synonymstransfer, transpose


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)shift









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