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"spare-part surgery" in British English

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spare-part surgerynoun [U]

uk   /ˌspeəˈpɑːtˌsɜː.dʒər.i/  us   /ˌsperˈpɑːrtˌsɝː.dʒɚ-/ UK (US organ transplant surgery)
the ​process of taking a ​healthyorgan such as a ​heart or ​lung from a ​person who has just ​died and putting it into a ​livingperson to ​replace an ​organ that is not ​workingcorrectly
(Definition of spare-part surgery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spare-part surgery”
in Chinese (Simplified) 器官移植手术…
in Chinese (Traditional) 器官移植手術…
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