Synonyms of transplant


1. graft, transplant, animal tissue

usage: (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient

2. transplant, transplantation, organ transplant, operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process

usage: 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"

3. transplant, transplantation, transplanting, movement

usage: 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"


1. transplant, transfer, displace

usage: lift and reset in another soil or situation; "Transplant the young rice plants"

2. transplant, be

usage: be transplantable; "These delicate plants do not transplant easily"

3. transplant, graft, insert, infix, enter, introduce

usage: place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient

4. transfer, transpose, transplant, shift

usage: transfer from one place or period to another; "The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America"

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