Entry from US English dictionary
Permanent reattachment to the body of a part that has been removed or severed: successful replantation of the tooth
More example sentences
- Vein grafts were used in all successful replantations.
- In 1966 Chen successfully replanted an amputated finger, and performed an arm replantation after segmental resection, thus allowing some functional restoration after tumour removal.
- A replant surgeon should be consulted when replantation is considered, but reattachment never should be guaranteed to patients.
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