verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- transplantation antigen,
Origin of transplant
Examples from the Web for transplantation
One Israeli woman who went abroad for transplantation, and who asked to remain anonymous, shared her story with The Daily Beast.Israel’s Campaign To Halt Organ Trafficking Tourism|Rob Verger|March 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And that custom of conquest and empire and transplantation did more than once corrupt the world.Lectures Delivered in America in 1874|Charles Kingsley
In its transplantation from Holland, however, English art lost just this quality.
The graft will, in all probability, be destroyed if the patient walks about within three months of the transplantation.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern
To trace their family tree back to transplantation at period of Conquest, played out.
These must bear in mind the great density of the water of the sea, and the surprising results of transplantation to that medium.Across the Plains|Robert Louis Stevenson
- 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.