verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- transplantation antigen,
Origin of transplant
Examples from the Web for transplant
We spoke with the mother of two and recent California transplant about fusing charitable work with a hectic career.
I was kept in handcuffs for the whole time I was in hospital for the transplant—28 days and 28 nights—which is ludicrous.
Meanwhile, Clinton leads all comers in Arkansas, her old home state, except for ex-governor and Florida transplant Mike Huckabee.Memo to the 2016 GOP: Winning Your Home State Matters|Lloyd Green|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And yet, some transplant recipients swear that a literal change of heart precipitates a metaphorical one.
My argument is that now they can eat it, because [before the transplant], they were so limited in their sodium consumption.
The best method is to drop a few seeds where the plants are to grow; or to rake in a few seeds sown broadcast, and transplant.The Field and Garden Vegetables of America|Fearing Burr
Seldom found in nurseries, and rather hard to transplant; collected plants do fairly well.Handbook of the Trees of New England|Lorin Low Dame
As background we had the results of three previous attempts to transplant wolves to new areas.An Experimental Translocation of the Eastern Timber Wolf|Thomas F. Weise
Thereafter it is customary to transplant the young trees at least once again during damp weather.The School Book of Forestry|Charles Lathrop Pack
They are very hardy, germinate readily in the seed-bed, are easy to transplant and need but little care.A Woman's Hardy Garden|Helena Rutherfurd Ely
- the procedure involved in such a transfer
- the organ or tissue transplanted
mid-15c., from Late Latin transplantare "plant again in a different place," from Latin trans- "across" (see trans-) + plantare "to plant" (see plant (v.)). Extended to people (1550s) and then to organs or tissue (1786). Related: Transplanted; transplanting.
1756, in reference to plants, from transplant (v.); in reference to surgical transplanting of human organs or tissue it is first recorded 1951, but not in widespread use until Christiaan Barnard performed the world's first successful heart transplant in 1967 at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. Meaning "person not native to his place of residence" is recorded from 1961.