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transplant

verb  us   /trænsˈplænt/

transplant verb (CHANGE ENVIRONMENT)

[I/T] to move someone or something, or to be moved from one place to another: [T] I transplanted those bushes to the back of the house.

transplant verb (MOVE ORGAN)

[T] to move tissue or an organ from one person’s body to another’s

transplant

noun [C]  us   /ˈtrænsˌplænt/

transplant noun [C] (MEDICAL OPERATION)

a medical operation in which a new organ or tissue is put into someone's body: He survived a kidney transplant.

transplant noun [C] (PERSON/THING)

someone or something that has moved or been moved from one place to another: I’m a transplant from California.
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