- to plant again.
- to cover again with plants, sow with seeds, etc.: After the drought, we had to replant the south lawn.
- to transfer (a plant) from one soil or container to another.
- Surgery. to reattach, as a severed arm, finger, or toe, especially with the use of microsurgery to reconnect nerves and blood vessels.
Origin of replant
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Examples from the Web for replantation
Pro Mortibus will also interest itself in the preservation and replantation of the forests.
- the reattachment of (severed limbs or parts) by surgery
- to plant againshe replanted the bulbs that the dog had dug up
- to reattach (a severed limb or part) by surgery
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Word Origin and History for replantation
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Replanting of an organ or part and the reestablishment of circulation.reimplantation
- To reattach an organ, limb, or other body part surgically to the original site.
- An organ, limb, or body part that has been replanted.
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