Explantation



[verb eks-plant, -plahnt; noun eks-plant, -plahnt] /verb ɛksˈplænt, -ˈplɑnt; noun ˈɛksˌplænt, -ˌplɑnt/

verb (used with object)
1.
to take living material from an animal or plant and place it in a culture medium.
noun
2.
a piece of explanted tissue.
/ɛksˈplɑːnt/
verb
1.
to transfer (living tissue) from its natural site to a new site or to a culture medium
noun
2.
a piece of tissue treated in this way

explant ex·plant (ěk-splānt’)
v. ex·plant·ed, ex·plant·ing, ex·plants
To transfer living tissue from an organism to an artificial medium for culture. n. (ěks’plānt’)
Tissue so transferred.

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