Definition of transplantation


  • an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient); "he had a kidney transplant", "the long-term results of cardiac transplantation are now excellent", "a child had a multiple organ transplant two months ago". Synonyms: organ transplant, transplant.
  • the act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another location; "the transplant did not flower until the second year", "too frequent transplanting is not good for families", "she returned to Alabama because she could not bear transplantation". Synonyms: transplant, transplanting.

Related words

keratoplasty, xenotransplant.

Rhymes with transplantation

abbreviation, abdication, aberration, ablation, abnegation, abomination, abrogation, acceleration, acclamation, acclimation, accommodation, accreditation, accumulation, accusation, accusation, acidification, activation, adaptation, adjudication, administration.

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  • transplantation is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 17 points
  • transplantation is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 17 points
  • transplantation is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 22 points
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