Main definitions of allotransplant in English

: allotransplant1allotransplant2

allotransplant1

noun

Biology Medicine
  • A transplant of an organ, tissue, or cells from a genetically distinct individual of the same species; an allograft.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in New England Journal of Medicine. From allo- + transplant, after allotransplantation.

Pronunciation

allotransplant

/ˌaləʊˈtransplant//ˌaləʊˈtrɑːnsplɑːnt//ˌaləʊˈtransplɑːnt/

Main definitions of allotransplant in English

: allotransplant1allotransplant2

allotransplant2

verb

Biology Medicine
  • with object To transplant (an organ, tissue, or cells) from a genetically distinct individual of the same species.

Origin

1960s. From allo- + transplant, after allotransplantation.

Pronunciation

allotransplant

/aləʊtransˈplɑːnt//aləʊtransˈplant//aləʊtrɑːnsˈplɑːnt/