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graft1

graft1

 
pronunciation:
graeft
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a detached portion of a plant, such as a shoot, that is placed into a slit or the like on another plant so as to become a living part of it.
synonyms:
cutting, scion, slip
similar words:
shoot, transplant
definition 2: a plant that is produced by joining a plant and a detached part of another plant.
similar words:
crossbreed, hybrid
definition 3: the place where a plant and an attached part from another plant come together.
definition 4: a living material, such as skin, that is transplanted to another organism or to another part of the same organism.
synonyms:
implant
similar words:
transplant
definition 5: the action or procedure of grafting.
synonyms:
engraftment, implantation, transplantation
similar words:
hybridization, splicing
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: grafted, grafting, grafts
definition 1: to attach (part of a plant, human tissue, or the like) as a graft.
The surgeon grafted skin from the burn victim's thigh onto his face.
synonyms:
engraft, transplant
similar words:
embed, implant, insert, splice
definition 2: to attach a detached portion of (a plant) to another plant.
similar words:
crossbreed, hybridize, interbreed
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to attach a graft or grafts.
similar words:
crossbreed
definition 2: to be or come to be a graft.
synonyms:
join, unite
similar words:
infix, meld, set, take
derivation: grafter (n.)
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