[ ree-plant, -plahnt ]
/ riˈplænt, -ˈplɑnt /
verb (used with object)
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.
Related formsre·plan·ta·tion [ree-plan-tey-shuh n] /ˌri plænˈteɪ ʃən/, noun
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Pro Mortibus will also interest itself in the preservation and replantation of the forests.
British Dictionary definitions for replantation (1 of 2)
/ (ˌriːplænˈteɪʃən) /
the reattachment of (severed limbs or parts) by surgery
British Dictionary definitions for replantation (2 of 2)
/ (riːˈplɑːnt) /
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
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Medicine definitions for replantation (1 of 2)
[ rē′plăn-tā′shən ]
Replanting of an organ or part and the reestablishment of circulation.reimplantation
Medicine definitions for replantation (2 of 2)
[ rē-plănt′ ]
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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