trans·​plan·​ta·​tion ˌtran(t)s-ˌplan-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce transplantation (audio)
: an act, process, or instance of transplanting
especially : the removal of tissue from one part of the body or from one individual and its implantation or insertion in another especially by surgery
corneal transplantation
the transplantation of lung tissue

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“Transplantation.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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