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Definition of Explant

Explant: 1. The original meaning: to transfer tissue from the body and place it in a culture medium for growth; and the tissue that is transferred. To remove a device that had been implanted.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012

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