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replant

[ree-plant, -plahnt] /riˈplænt, -ˈplɑnt/
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
1565-1575
1565-75; re- + plant
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replantation
[ree-plan-tey-shuh n] /ˌri plænˈteɪ ʃən/ (Show IPA),
noun
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  • In areas of the world where replanting is not undertaken, this continues to be the case.
British Dictionary definitions for replanting

replant

/riːˈplɑːnt/
verb (transitive)
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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Word Origin and History for replanting

replant

v.

1570s, from re- "back, again" + plant (v.). Related: Replanted; replanting.

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replanting in Medicine

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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