Definition of autotransplant in English:

autotransplant

noun

  • See autotransplantation

    • ‘The researchers reviewed medical records of 1,188 women who had autotransplants for advanced breast cancer.’
    • ‘The recurrence of the tumor was detected on November 15, and the autotransplant was performed two weeks later.’
    • ‘Within this group, the pulmonary autotransplant is an excellent choice for patients…’
    • ‘However, animal models with anastamoses have demonstrated success, but there has been only one prior successful human autotransplant.’
    • ‘We hope to continue our research by undertaking more autotransplants in other patients, and are hopeful that one day this will become a standard procedure to help women who have lost ovarian function,’ he concluded.’

Pronunciation

autotransplant

/ˈɔːtəʊˌtransplɑːnt/