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English noun: transplantation

1. transplantation (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, transplant

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

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

2. transplantation (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.

Synonymstransplant, transplanting

Broader (hypernym)movement

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