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English definition of “transplant”

transplant

noun     /trænˈsplɑːnt/ US  /-ˈsplænt/
C2 [C or U] a medical operation in which a new organ is put into someone's body: a liver/kidney transplant transplant surgery He had a heart transplant (= doctors gave him a different, healthier heart instead of his old one).Surgery [C] something, especially a new organ, that has been transplanted: His body accepted/rejected the transplant.Surgery
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