Translation of spare-part surgery in Spanish:

spare-part surgery

cirujía de transplantes, n.

Pronunciation /ˌsperˈpɑːrt//ˌspeəˈpɑːt/

noun

informal

  • 1

    cirujía de transplantes feminine
    • ‘It is quite erroneous to suggest that the way is being opened up for the deliberate production of embryos for so-called spare-part surgery,’ Dr. Hitchcock said.
    • The real value of cloning, Wilmut believes, is in reproducing embryos to harvest special ‘stem’ cells for spare-part surgery.
    • The idea of spare-part surgery using pigs’ livers must seem attractive to patients waiting for a human liver.