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

1565–75; re- + plant

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

replantation (ˌriːplænˈteɪʃən)
the reattachment of (severed limbs or parts) by surgery

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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.

replantation re·plan·ta·tion (rē'plān-tā'shən)
Replanting of an organ or part and the reestablishment of circulation. Also called reimplantation.

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