Re plantation

replant

[ree-plant, -plahnt]
verb (used with object)
1.
to plant again.
2.
to cover again with plants, sow with seeds, etc.: After the drought, we had to replant the south lawn.
3.
to transfer (a plant) from one soil or container to another.
4.
Surgery. to reattach, as a severed arm, finger, or toe, especially with the use of microsurgery to reconnect nerves and blood vessels.

Origin:
1565–75; re- + plant

replantation [ree-plan-tey-shuhn] , noun
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replant (riːˈplɑːnt)
 
vb
1.  to plant again: she replanted the bulbs that the dog had dug up
2.  to reattach (a severed limb or part) by surgery

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replant
1575, from re- "back, again" + plant (v.) (q.v.).
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replant re·plant (rē-plānt')
v. re·plant·ed, re·plant·ing, re·plants
To reattach an organ, limb, or other body part surgically to the original site. n. (rē'plānt')
An organ, limb, or body part that has been replanted.

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