Definition of 'transplant'
Example sentences containing 'transplant'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Experts hope the research will one day allow medics to grow an unlimited supply of transplant organs. The Sun (2017)There won't have been serious size issues to deal with when her kidney was transplanted into him. The Sun (2016)Now blood tests have shown the cancer is gone, paving the way for a bone marrow transplant to ensure it stays away. The Sun (2016)A blogger who underwent a heart and lung transplant is back on the waiting list after her body rejected the new lungs. Times, Sunday Times (2017)TWO patients have become the first in Britain to have kidney transplants carried out by a robot. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A woman in Oxford said that her kidney transplant was abandoned because there were no hospital beds for her. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In many cases, an organ transplant is life-saving. The Sun (2016)The effects of organ transplant surgery can seem miraculous. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Last year the tissue was transplanted back. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have grown vital ear cells in a lab and say they could one day be transplanted. The Sun (2009)The technique is being refined before the body parts will be transplanted in humans. The Sun (2016)Nor is it clear which hospitals are good or bad at complex operations such as transplants. The Sun (2008)Cole is receiving dialysis three times a week as she waits for a kidney transplant. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Only part facial transplants have been carried out before. The Sun (2010)What works in one church during this period cannot necessarily be transplanted to another church in a similar situation. Christianity Today (2000)The café itself looked like a transplant from a back street in Rome. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The final step will now be to use this genome transplant procedure to place the newly built artificial chromosome into a bacterial cell. Times, Sunday Times (2008)At the Centre they performed thousands of human marrow transplants. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We could do bone marrow transplants, but in those days it was very toxic. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Anyone who had an organ or tissue transplant before 1992? Times, Sunday Times (2013)If it works, new organs could be made and transplanted into the body with far less risk of rejection. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But she is now back on the transplant list and doctors say she could die in three months, after her body rejected the organ. The Sun (2016)
Trends of 'transplant'
In Common Usage. transplant is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'transplant'
British English: transplant /ˈtrænsˌplɑːnt/ NOUN
A transplant is a surgical operation in which a part of a person's body is replaced because it is diseased.
...a heart transplant.
- American English: transplant
- Arabic: زَرْعُ الَأعْضَاء
- Brazilian Portuguese: transplante
- Chinese: 移植
- Croatian: presađivanje
- Czech: transplantace
- Danish: transplantation
- Dutch: transplantatie
- European Spanish: trasplante
- Finnish: elinsiirto
- French: greffe
- German: Transplantation
- Greek: μεταμόσχευση
- Italian: trapianto
- Japanese: 移植
- Korean: 이식
- Norwegian: transplantasjon
- Polish: przeszczep
- European Portuguese: transplante
- Romanian: transplant
- Russian: пересадка органа или ткани
- Spanish: trasplante
- Swedish: transplantation
- Thai: การปลูกถ่ายอวัยวะ
- Turkish: transplantasyon doku/organ
- Ukrainian: трансплантат
- Vietnamese: sự cấy ghép
British English: transplant VERB
If doctors transplant an organ such as a heart or a kidney, they use it to replace a patient's diseased organ.
The operation to transplant a kidney is now fairly routine.
Definition of transplant from the Collins English Dictionary
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.