TRANSPLANTATION

noun. 1. the surgical implanting of an organ or tissue from one portion of the body to another or from one individual to another. These processes frequently elicit pre- and post-operative worries, resistance, and other behavioral developments which might have consequences for psychological health and intervention. 2. the removal of an individual from a lasting home to a transient residence or nursing home, that might result in worry, depression, and other disruptions.

TRANSPLANTATION: "The transplantation of the kidneys is not always successful, since the patient can reject the donor organs."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TRANSPLANTATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/transplantation/ (accessed September 21, 2019).
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