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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Late Latin
Origin: transplantare, from Latin plantare 'to plant'

transplant

1 verb
     
Related topics: Gardening, Plants, Hospital
trans‧plant1 [transitive]
1MH to move an organ, piece of skin etc from one person's body and put it into another as a form of medical treatment
2HBPDLG to move a plant from one place and plant it in another place
3 formal to move something or someone from one place to another
transplantation noun [uncountable]

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