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English definition of “harvest”

harvest

verb [I or T] (BODY PARTS)    /ˈhɑː.vɪst/ US  /ˈhɑːr-/
to take cells or other body parts from someone for medical use: The donor organ is harvested at the accident scene and rushed to a hospital. There is a lot of controversy surrounding the harvesting of stem cells.Collecting and amassingCellsSurgery
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