explant

verb
ex·plant | \(ˌ)ek-ˈsplant \
explanted; explanting; explants

Definition of explant 

(Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to remove (living tissue) especially to a medium for tissue culture

explant

noun
ex·plant | \ˈek-ˌsplant \

Definition of explant (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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Verb

explantation \ˌek-ˌsplan-ˈtā-shən \ noun

First Known Use of explant

Verb

1914, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for explant

Verb

ex- + -plant (as in implant)

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explant

transitive verb
ex·plant | \(ˈ)ek-ˈsplant \

Medical Definition of explant 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: to remove (living tissue) especially to a medium for tissue culture

Other Words from explant

explantation \ˌek-ˌsplan-ˈtā-shən \ noun

explant

noun
ex·plant | \ˈek-ˌsplant \

Medical Definition of explant (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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