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3 definitions found
 for transplant
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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. --Dryden.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To remove, and settle or establish for residence in
        another place; as, to transplant inhabitants.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Being transplanted out of his cold, barren diocese
              of St. David into a warmer climate.   --Clarendon.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  transplant
      n 1: (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a
           recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and
           recipient [syn: graft, transplant]
      2: an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to
         another (the recipient); "he had a kidney transplant"; "the
         long-term results of cardiac transplantation are now
         excellent"; "a child had a multiple organ transplant two
         months ago" [syn: transplant, transplantation, organ
         transplant]
      3: the act of removing something from one location and
         introducing it in another location; "the transplant did not
         flower until the second year"; "too frequent transplanting is
         not good for families"; "she returned to Alabama because she
         could not bear transplantation" [syn: transplant,
         transplantation, transplanting]
      v 1: lift and reset in another soil or situation; "Transplant
           the young rice plants" [syn: transplant, transfer]
      2: be transplantable; "These delicate plants do not transplant
         easily"
      3: place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient [syn:
         transplant, graft]
      4: transfer from one place or period to another; "The ancient
         Greek story was transplanted into Modern America" [syn:
         transfer, transpose, transplant]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  113 Moby Thesaurus words for "transplant":
     amputation, anastomotic operation, assign, bed,
     bloodless operation, broadcast, capital operation, carry over,
     communicate, compensating operation, consign, corneal transplant,
     crescent operation, deliver, deport, dibble, diffuse, displace,
     disseminate, drill, elective operation, embedment,
     emergency operation, entrance, excision, expel,
     exploratory operation, export, extradite, fenestration operation,
     forest, graft, grafting, hand forward, hand on, hand over,
     heart transplant, impaction, impactment, impart, implant,
     implantation, import, infixion, infusion, injection, inoculation,
     inseminate, insertion, insinuation, interjection, interpolation,
     interval operation, introduction, intromission, kidney transplant,
     major operation, make over, metastasize, metathesize,
     minor operation, move, operation, organ transplant,
     organ transplantation, palliative operation, pass, pass on,
     pass over, pass the buck, penetration, perfuse, perfusion, plant,
     pot, put in, radical operation, reforest, relay, relocate, removal,
     remove, resection, reset, resettle, retimber, scatter seed,
     section, seed, seed down, seminate, set, shift, sow, sow broadcast,
     spread, surgical intervention, surgical operation,
     surgical technique, switch, tessellation, the knife, transfer,
     transfer property, transfuse, translate, translocate, transmit,
     transplace, transplantation, transpose, turn over, uproot
  
  

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