transplant

transplant (v.) mid-15c., from L.L. transplantare "plant again in a different place," from L. trans- "across" (see TRANS- (Cf. trans-)) + plantare "to plant" (see PLANT (Cf. plant)). Extended to people (1550s) and then to organs or tissue (1786). The noun, in reference to plants, is recorded from 1756; 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.

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  • transplant — TRANSPLÁNT, transplanturi, s.n. (med.) 1. Organ, parte dintr un organ, ţesut etc. care este transplantat printr o intervenţie chirurgicală. 2. Transplantare. – Din fr. transplant. Trimis de ionel bufu, 29.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  TRANSPLÁNT s. 1 …   Dicționar Român

  • transplant — [ trɑ̃splɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1956; « action de transplanter » 1556; de transplanter ♦ Biol. Organe, tissu transplanté. ⇒ greffon. ● transplant nom masculin Organe qui doit être ou vient d être transplanté en vue de remplacer un organe déficient.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Transplant — Trans*plant , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transplanted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transplanting}.] [F. transplanter, L. transplantare; trans across, over + plantare to plant. See {Plant}.] 1. To remove, and plant in another place; as, to transplant trees.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Transplant — or Transplants may refer to:*Organ transplant, moving an organ from one body to another *Transplanting a plant from one location to another *A transplant experiment, a type of experiment where an organism is moved from one location to another… …   Wikipedia

  • transplant — index consign, deliver, transport Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • transplant — [v] relocate displace, emigrate, graft, immigrate, move, readapt, recondition, remove, reorient, reset, resettle, revamp, shift, transfer, transpose, uproot; concepts 213,310 Ant. preserve, save …   New thesaurus

  • transplant — ► VERB 1) transfer to another place or situation. 2) take (living tissue or an organ) and implant it in another part of the body or in another body. ► NOUN 1) an operation in which an organ or tissue is transplanted. 2) a person or thing that has …   English terms dictionary

  • transplant — [trans plant′; ] also, and for n. always [, trans′plant΄] vt. [ME transplaunten < LL(Ec) transplantare: see TRANS & PLANT] 1. to dig up (a growing plant) from one place and plant it in another 2. to remove (people, animals, etc.) from one… …   English World dictionary

  • transplant — transplantable, adj. transplantation, n. transplanter, n. v. /trans plant , plahnt /; n. /trans plant , plahnt /, v.t. 1. to remove (a plant) from one place and plant it in another. 2. Surg. to transfer (an organ, tissue, etc.) from one part of… …   Universalium

  • transplant — I n. 1) to do a transplant 2) to reject a transplant (her body rejected the transplant) 3) a bone marrow; corneal; gene; heart; kidney; organ transplant II v. (D; tr.) to transplant from; to * * * [ trænsplɑːnt] corneal gene heart …   Combinatory dictionary

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