Explant meaning

ĕk-splănt'
To transfer (living tissue) for culture in an artificial medium.
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To remove (living tissue) from the natural site of growth and place in a medium for culture.
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Explanted tissue.
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This tissue or culture.
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To remove living tissue from the natural site of growth and place in a medium for culture.
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Explanted tissue.
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(botany) Any portion taken from a plant 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.
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Origin of explant

  • ex– (im)plant
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition