Origin of explant
ex- + -plant (as in implant)
First Known Use: 1915
Rhymes with explant
aslant, bacchant, bacchante, bezant, courante, decant, descant, displant, eggplant, enceinte, enchant, extant, face-plant, fire ant, formant, gallant, Gallant, gas plant, grandaunt, houseplant, ice plant, implant, incant, jade plant, land grant, leadplant, levant, Levant, musk plant, pieplant, pissant, plainchant, pourpoint, preplant, recant, red ant, replant, savant, seed plant, snow plant, supplant, transplant, white ant
Definition of explant
: living tissue removed from an organism and placed in a medium for tissue culture
First Known Use of explant
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