transplant noun

ADJ. bone-marrow, heart, heart-lung, kidney, liver, etc. | double, multi-organ, multiple

VERB + TRANSPLANT have, undergo She will have to have a heart-lung transplant within 48 hours. | carry out, do, perform | reject It is likely that such a transplant will be rejected in older people.

TRANSPLANT + NOUN operation, surgery | surgeon | team | centre, unit | donor A suitable transplant donor has been found. | candidate, patient, recipient

PREP. for ~ a shortage of kidneys for transplant