Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of explant.
  • adj. Removed from a natural site of growth, and placed in a culture medium (especially in relation to plants)
  • adj. Removed from the body (especially in relation to organs)

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Examples

  • Late last year they recommended that all PIP implants should be explanted.

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  • They get explanted and replaced with new devices when the battery gets too low.

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  • Embryonic stem cells that have been explanted, in vitro are manipulated and retransplanted into the same patient or a different patient and they have the ability to contribute to all mature cell types of the recipient for an extended period of time.

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  • To understand the cellular distribution of BIN1 in mammalian cardiomyocytes, we dissociated non-failing human cardiomyocytes from freshly explanted human hearts with normal left ventricular function, as well as normal adult mouse cardiomyocytes.

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  • Using the murine model of the disease, in this study we show that explanted tumor B cells proliferate upon stimulation with the same panel of self and foreign antigens that are recognized by their surface antibodies.

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  • Remodeling of postcapillary pulmonary vessels has been reported in the nonfibrotic areas of explanted lungs from IPF patients.

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  • The primary endpoint of the trial is survival at 180-days, defined as alive on the originally implanted device or transplanted or explanted for recovery.

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  • When science is explanted from Christian culture and is idolized - consider evolutionary psychology and eugenics - it becomes banal and even evil.

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  • When infected in1814 ganglia were explanted and cultured, the virus was able to become infectious, suggesting that VP16 plays a central role in vivo.

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  • Ninety-six hours post infection, the mice were euthanized and the lungs, hearts, kidneys, spleens and livers were explanted and homogenized using 1 ml of sterile PBS.

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