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explant

[′eks‚plant]
(cell and molecular biology)
An excised fragment of a tissue or an organ used to start a cell culture.
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11) Likewise, the use of cadaveric kidneys encourages transplanting those kidneys into near-at-hand recipients, even if they are not the most medically appropriate patients, due to the degrading of kidney function as time from explantation to transplantation rises.
And he attacked the French government for urging 30,000 women to have surgery, "Why pay for women's explantations where there is a real surgery risk?
The other four explantations were necessary because of persistent problems with breathing, coughing, or throat discomfort.
Pfander's Remarks include such standard explantations of Islam's success as the allure of its promise of a sensual paradise.