How to say “heart transplant” in Hebrew
While the heart transplant is a modern activity, the idea of planting certainly appears in Biblical Hebrew under the root ש.ת.ל , as in the simple פעל verb לשתול – to plant.
The girl planted a sapling.
What about a transplant? That’s the causative הפעיל verb להשתיל , for example:
He underwent a heart-transplant operation.