transplant

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Noun[change]

Singular
transplant

Plural
transplants

  1. (countable) A transplant is when a plant is removed and moved somewhere else.
  2. (countable) (medicine) A transplant is a type of surgery in which an organ or a tissue is moved from one body to another, or one part of the body to another.
    The patient received a successful heart transplant yesterday.

Verb[change]

Plain form
transplant

Third-person singular
transplants

Past tense
transplanted

Past participle
transplanted

Present participle
transplanting

  1. (transitive) If a plant is transplanted, it is removed and moved somewhere else.
  2. (transitive) If an organ or tissue is transplanted, it is moved from one body to another, or one part of the body to another.