Meaning of explant

ex•plant

Pronunciation: (v.eks-plant', -plänt'n.eks'plant&sec, -plänt&sec), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to take living material from an animal or plant and place it in a culture medium.
—n.
  1. a piece of explanted tissue.
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