Definition of transplantation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌtrænsplɑːnˈteɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌtrænsplænˈteɪʃn//
    ; BrE BrE//ˌtrænzplɑːnˈteɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌtrænzplænˈteɪʃn//
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  1. 1the process of taking an organ, skin, etc. from one person, animal, part of the body, etc. and putting it into or onto another liver/kidney/heart/lung/organ transplantation patients who undergo bone marrow transplantation
  2. 2the process of moving a growing plant and planting it somewhere else The seedlings are now ready for transplantation.
  3. 3(formal) the act of moving somebody/something to a different place or environment the transplantation of entire communities overseas