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xenotransplant

[zen-uh-trans-plant, ‐plahnt, zee-nuh‐] /ˈzɛn əˌtræns plænt, ‐plɑnt, ˈzi nə‐/
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xenotransplantation, noun
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Examples for xenotransplant
  • Currently, the pig is the major animal being considered as a xenotransplant donor to humans.
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xenotransplant

/ˈzɛnəʊˌtrænsˌplɑːnt/
noun
1.
(surgery) an operation in which an organ or tissue is transferred from one animal to another of a different species
Derived Forms
xenotransplantation, noun
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