English noun: transplantation
|1.||transplantation (act) an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient)|
|Samples||He had a kidney transplant.|
The long-term results of cardiac transplantation are now excellent.
A child had a multiple organ transplant two months ago.
|Synonyms||organ 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|
|Samples||The 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.