planta-, plant-

(Latin: sole of the foot; to tread down with the sole or the flat bottom or the underside of the foot; and by extension, to level the ground for sowing seeds)

transplant (s) (noun), transplants (pl)
1. The act of uprooting and moving a non-animal living organism to a new location: The transplants consisting of flowers were successful.
2. An operation involving the moving a bodily organ from one person (the donor) to another person (the recipient): Henry had a kidney transplant that saved his life.
transplant (verb), transplants; transplanted; transplanting
1. Placing an organ of a donor into the body of another person: Dr. Anderson and Dr. White made arrangements to transplant Arnold's kidney into his sister Rebecca.
2. To lift and to reset growing seedlings into a different area of soil: The farmer transplanted the young rice plants.
vascular plant (s) (noun), vascular plants (pl)
Any kind of flora containing specialized conducting tissues (xylem, water-conducting tissues; and phloem, tissue that conducts water and nutrients through the body) and typically differentiated (biological specialization) into roots, stems, and leaves: Vascular plants use a process in which cells or tissues undergo changes toward more specialized forms or functions of tissues: especially, during embryonic development.
vegetable kingdom, plant kingdom (s) (noun); vegetable kingdoms, plant kingdoms (pl)
A division of living things consisting of botanical growth; especially, in contrast with the animal and mineral kingdoms: The botanist, Mr. Lange, explained how the plant kingdoms differ from zoology and the natural use of soil substances.
vegetational plant geography (s) (noun) (no pl)
A field of study which maps the growing regions of seedling organisms and analyzes them in terms of ecology, environmental, or ecological conditions: Mr. Younge, the professor of geography, was telling Kevin and the rest of his students about vegetational plant geography and how it differs in various areas of the world.

Related "foot, feet" units: melo-; ped-; podo-; -pus.