replantation

Replacement of an organ or part in its original site and reestablishing its circulation. SYN: reimplantation. [L. re-, again, + planto, pp. -atus, to plant, fr. planta, a sprout, slip]
- intentional r. elective extraction of a tooth, obturation of the root canal(s), and replacement of the tooth into the alveolus.

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re·plan·ta·tion .rē-(.)plan-'tā-shən n reattachment or reinsertion of a bodily part (as a limb or tooth) after separation from the body

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n.
1. a developing specialty for the reattachment of severed limbs (or parts of limbs) and other body parts (e.g. the nose). It employs techniques of microsurgery to rejoin nerves and vessels.
2. (reimplantation) (in dentistry) the reinsertion of a tooth into its socket after its accidental or deliberate removal. The prognosis for the tooth is improved if the tooth is not allowed to dry out prior to replantation.
replant vb.

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re·plan·ta·tion (re″plan-taґshən) the replacement of an organ or other structure, such as a digit, limb, or tooth, to the site from which it was previously lost or removed; called also reimplantation.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Replantation — is the surgical reattachment of a body part, most commonly a finger, hand or arm, that has been completely cut from a person s body. Replantation of amputated parts has been performed in amputated fingers, hands, forearms, feet, amputated ears,… …   Wikipedia

  • Replantation — Re plan*ta tion (r? pl?n t? sh?n), n. The act of planting again; a replanting. [R.] Hallywell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • replantation — [spelling only] * * * See replant. * * * …   Universalium

  • replantation — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • replantation — replanter [ r(ə)plɑ̃te ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1190; de re et planter 1 ♦ Planter de nouveau dans une autre terre. ⇒ repiquer, transplanter. Replanter des boutures en pleine terre. Pronom. (réfl.) Les mangliers dont les branches se… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Replantation — Re|plan|ta|ti|on 〈f. 20〉 Wiedereinpflanzung (eines vorher zur Behandlung entfernten Körperteils in den Organismus); Sy Reimplantation [<lat. re... „wieder..., zurück...“ + plantare „pflanzen“] * * * Re|plan|ta|ti|on, die; , en [zu spätlat.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • replantation — (re plan ta sion) s. f. Synonyme de replantement. SUPPLÉMENT AU DICTIONNAIRE    REPLANTATION. Ajoutez : •   Des districts entiers sont ainsi déboisés, et personne ne songe à leur replantation, Journ. offic. 20 oct. 1873, p. 6461, 2e col …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • replantation — n. 1) a developing specialty for the reattachment of severed limbs (or parts of limbs) and other body parts (e.g. the nose). It employs techniques of microsurgery to rejoin nerves and vessels. 2) (reimplantation) (in dentistry) the reinsertion of …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • replantation — noun Date: 1870 reattachment or reinsertion of a bodily part (as a limb or tooth) after separation from the body …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • replantation — noun replanting …   Wiktionary

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