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Pronunciation: re'plan-ta'shun

Definition: Replacement of an organ or part in its original site and reestablishment of its circulation.

Synonym(s): reimplantation

[L. re-, again, + planto, pp. -atus, to plant, fr. planta, a sprout, slip]

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