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explant

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verb ex·plant \(ˌ)ek-ˈsplant\

Definition of explant

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to remove (living tissue) especially to a medium for tissue culture

ex·plan·ta·tion play \ˌek-ˌsplan-ˈtā-shən\ noun


Origin of explant

ex- + -plant (as in implant)


First Known Use: 1915


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explant

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noun ex·plant \ˈek-ˌsplant\

Definition of explant

  1. :  living tissue removed from an organism and placed in a medium for tissue culture



1917

First Known Use of explant

1917


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