autotransplant

[ aw-tuh-trans-plant, -plahnt ]
/ ˌɔ təˈtrænsˌplænt, -ˌplɑnt /

noun Surgery.

Origin of autotransplant

First recorded in 1905–10; auto-1 + transplant

Related forms

au·to·trans·plan·ta·tion, noun
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Medicine definitions for autotransplantation (1 of 2)

autotransplantation

[ ô′tō-trăns′plăn-tāshən ]

n.

The transplantation of a tissue or an organ from one site onto another on or in the body of the same individual.

Medicine definitions for autotransplantation (2 of 2)

autotransplant

[ ô′tō-trănsplănt′ ]

n.

autograft
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