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xenotransplantation

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noun xe·no·trans·plan·ta·tion \ˌze-nə-ˌtran(t)s-ˌplan-ˈtā-shən, ˌzē-\

Definition of xenotransplantation

  1. :  transplantation of an organ, tissue, or cells between two different species

xenotransplant

play \-ˈtran(t)s-ˌplant\ noun


1969

First Known Use of xenotransplantation

1969


Medical Dictionary

xenotransplantation

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noun xe·no·trans·plan·ta·tion \-ˌtran(t)s-ˌplan-ˈtā-shən\

Medical Definition of xenotransplantation

  1. :  transplantation of an organ, tissue, or cells between two different species (as a human and a domestic swine)




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