In context|medicine|lang=en terms the difference between operation and transplant
is that operation
is (medicine) a surgical procedure while transplant
is (medicine) a transplanted organ or tissue.
As nouns the difference between operation and transplant
is that operation
is the method by which a device performs its function while transplant
is an act of uprooting and moving (something).
As a verb transplant is
to uproot (a growing plant), and plant it in another place.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
The method by which a device performs its function.
The method or practice by which actions are done.
The act or process of operating; agency; the exertion of power, physical, mechanical, or moral.
* John Locke
- It is dangerous to look at the beam of a laser while it is in operation .
- The pain and sickness caused by manna are the effects of its operation on the stomach.
A planned undertaking.
- Speculative painting, without the assistance of manual operation , can never attain to perfection.
- The police ran an operation to get vagrants off the streets.
A business or organization.
- The ''Katrina'' relief operation was considered botched.
- We run our operation from a storefront.
(medicine) a surgical procedure.
- They run a multinational produce-supply operation .
(computing, logic, mathematics) a procedure for generating a value from one or more other values (the operands).
(military) a military campaign (e.g. )
(obsolete) Effect produced; influence.
- She had an operation to remove her appendix.
- The bards had great operation on the vulgar.
To uproot (a growing plant), and plant it in another place.
To remove (something) and establish its residence in another place; to resettle or relocate.
(medicine) To transfer (tissue or an organ) from one body to another, or from one part of a body to another.
An act of uprooting and moving (something).
Anything that is transplanted.
(medicine) An operation in which tissue or an organ is transplanted.
(medicine) A transplanted organ or tissue.
(US) Someone who is not native to their area of residence.
* 2012 , Lauren Collins, The New Yorker , 29 Oct 2012:
- The Seigneur summoned the island's doctor, a young transplant from London named Peter Counsell, who determined that Mrs. Beaumont had suffered a stroke.