transplant


transplant
01. A 3-year-old boy received a liver [transplant] in an 18-hour operation.
02. It took my uncle several months to recover from his heart [transplant] operation.
03. There is always a shortage of organs for [transplantation] in our hospitals.
04. A local man received a lung, kidney and liver [transplant] in a miraculous operation performed at a Dallas hospital.
05. If the chemotherapy treatments don't stop his cancer, they may have to do a bone marrow [transplant].
06. He has the difficult job of asking the families of people who have died if their organs can be made available for [transplants].
07. Operations on animals helped to develop organ [transplant] and open-heart surgery techniques.
08. The race was won by a [transplanted] Australian now living and training in London.
09. Oliver Wendell Holmes once remarked that many ideas grow better when [transplanted] into another mind than in the one where they sprang up.
10. Dr. Christiaan Barnard once remarked that it is infinitely better to [transplant] a heart than to bury it to be devoured by worms.
11. There is a Malagasy proverb which holds that love is like young rice: [transplanted], still it grows.
12. Studies show that women reject heart [transplants] more often than men.
13. One individual organ [transplant] donor can provide organs, bone, and tissue for 50 or more people in need.
14. In August 1996, British scientists reported they had [transplanted] the hearts of seven pigs into monkeys, the first time this had been successfully done from one species to another.
15. Of all the religions that were [transplanted] in Indonesia, Hinduism has made the greatest impact.

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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 — (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… …   Etymology dictionary

  • 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