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

 

xenotransplantation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌziːnəʊˌtrænsplɑːnˈteɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌziːnoʊˌtrænsplænˈteɪʃn//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌziːnəʊˌtrænzplɑːnˈteɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌziːnoʊˌtrænzplænˈteɪʃn//
 
[uncountable](medical)
 
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the process of taking organs from animals and putting them into humans for medical purposes
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: xenotransplantation