英 [træns'plɑːnt; trɑːns-; -nz-]
- vt. 移植；迁移；使移居
- n. 移植；移植器官；被移植物；移居者
- vi. 移植；迁移；移居
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- transplant (v.)
- mid-15c., from Late Latin transplantare "plant again in a different place," from Latin trans- "across" (see trans-) + plantare "to plant" (see plant (v.)). Extended to people (1550s) and then to organs or tissue (1786). Related: Transplanted; transplanting.
- transplant (n.)
- 1756, in reference to plants, from transplant (v.); in reference to surgical transplanting of human organs or tissue it is first recorded 1951, but not in widespread use until Christiaan Barnard performed the world's first successful heart transplant in 1967 at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. Meaning "person not native to his place of residence" is recorded from 1961.
- 1. The arteries are diseased and a transplant is the only hope.
- 2. Only 12 weeks ago he underwent major heart transplant surgery.
- 3. I was on dialysis for seven years before my first transplant.
- 4. There are 2,000 children worldwide who need a bone marrow transplant.
- 5. Harefield Hospital has become world-famous for its pioneering heart transplant surgery.
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