xenotransplantation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n xenotransplantation a surgical procedure in which tissue or whole organs are transfered from one species to another species
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Usage


In news:

In early 1996, an analyst at Salomon Brothers investment firm, detailed like never before the "unrecognised potential of xenotransplantation ": a $6 billion market in transgenic organs by 2010.
DEERFIELD, Illinois –- Despite the complex ethical issues posed by burgeoning technologies such as human genetics, artificial life, and xenotransplantation, Christian scientists somehow can't stop talking about a well-argued issue: abortion.
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