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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Transplantation \Trans'plan*ta"tion\, noun [Cf. F. transplantation.]

1. The act of transplanting, or the state of being transplanted; also, removal.

The transplantation of Ulysses to Sparta. --Broome.

2. (Surg.) The removal of tissues from a healthy part, and the insertion of them in another place where there is a lesion; as, the transplantation of tissues in autoplasty.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

transplantation

noun

1: 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}]

2: 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}]


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