allograft

allograft

[al-uh-graft, -grahft]
noun Surgery.
a tissue or organ obtained from one member of a species and grafted to a genetically dissimilar member of the same species.


Origin:
1960–65; allo- + graft

allograph, allograft.
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allograft (ˈæləʊˌɡrɑːft)
 
n
a tissue graft from a donor genetically unrelated to the recipient

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allograft al·lo·graft (āl'ə-grāft')
n.
A graft of tissue obtained from a donor genetically different from, though of the same species as the recipient. Also called allogeneic graft, allogeneic homograft, homograft, homologous graft, homoplastic graft.

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allograft  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (āl'ə-grāft')  Pronunciation Key 
A graft transplanted from a donor who is of the same species as the recipient but who is genetically distinct. Compare autograft, xenograft.

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