transplant - definition and synonyms

 
noun 

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/ˈtrænsˌplɑːnt/
singulartransplant
pluraltransplants
  1. [countable/uncountable] a medical operation in which a new organ is put into someone’s body. The organ is taken from the body of another person, especially someone who has just died, who is called a donor

    There is a shortage of donors for liver transplants.

    a transplant patient