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reimplantation

[ree-im-plan-tey-shuh n] /ˌri ɪm plænˈteɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the surgical restoration of a tooth, organ, limb, or other structure to its original site.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; re- + implantation
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reimplantation in Medicine

reimplantation re·im·plan·ta·tion (rē'ĭm-plān-tā'shən)
n.
See replantation.

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