Definitions of transplantation

n the act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another location

“she returned to Alabama because she could not bear transplantation
transplant, transplanting
Type of:
the act of changing the location of something

n an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient)

“the long-term results of cardiac transplantation are now excellent”
organ transplant, transplant
corneal graft, corneal transplant, keratoplasty
a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor
xenotransplant, xenotransplantation
a surgical procedure in which tissue or whole organs are transfered from one species to another species
using a piece of donated corneal tissue to repair the eye of someone who has had a cataract removed
Type of:
operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process
a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body

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