explant etymology

English word explant comes from English plant, English ex-

Detailed word origin of explant

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
plant English (eng) (transitive) To place (a seed or plant) in soil or other substrate in order that it may live and grow.. (transitive) To place (an object, or sometimes a person), often with the implication of intending deceit.. (transitive) To place or set something firmly or with conviction.. To engender; to generate; to set the germ of.. To furnish or supply with plants.. To furnish with a fixed and [...]
ex- English (eng) (biology) Lacking.. Former, but still living (almost always used with a hyphen). Out of. Outside.
explant English (eng) (medicine) To remove something, such as a medical device, that has been implanted. (biology) Any portion taken from a plant or an animal that will be used to initiate a culture. It can be a portion of the shoot, or of the leaves, or even just some cells.

Words with the same origin as explant

Descendants of ex-
elongate exalbuminous exarillate exarticulate exarticulation exauthorize excaudate excentral excentric exclave excogitare excommune exessive exfetation exorbital exosseous exradius exstipellate exstipulate exsuccous extelligence extriangulated extubate microexplant