replantation

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noun re·plan·ta·tion \ ˌrē-(ˌ)plan-ˈtā-shən \

Definition of replantation

:reattachment or reinsertion of a bodily part (such as a limb or tooth) after separation from the body

First Known Use of replantation

1870


Medical Dictionary

replantation

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noun re·plan·ta·tion \ ˌrē-(ˌ)plan-ˈtā-shən \

medical Definition of replantation

:reattachment or reinsertion of a bodily part (as a limb or tooth) after separation from the body

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