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explant

 
1. (eks-plant´) to take from the body and place in an artificial medium for growth.
2. (eks´plant) tissue taken from the body and grown in an artificial medium.
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ex·plant

(eks-plant'),
Living tissue transferred from an organism to an artificial medium for culture.
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explant

(ĕk-splănt′)
tr.v. ex·planted, ex·planting, ex·plants
To remove (living tissue) from the natural site of growth and place in a medium for culture.
n. (ĕks′plănt′)
Explanted tissue.

ex′plan·ta′tion n.
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explant

Transplantation medicine An organ that requires removal due to rejection, after transplantation. See Transplantation.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ex·plant

(eks-plant')
Living tissue transferred from an organism to an artificial medium for culture.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

explant

any actively dividing plant tissue that can be induced to produce CALLUS tissue in tissue culture.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005