autograft

autograft

[aw-tuh-graft, -grahft]
noun Surgery.
a tissue or organ that is grafted into a new position on the body of the individual from which it was removed.


Origin:
1915–20; auto-1 + graft1

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autograft (ˈɔːtəˌɡrɑːft)
 
n
surgery a tissue graft obtained from one part of a patient's body for use on another part

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autograft au·to·graft (ô'tō-grāft')
n.
A tissue or an organ grafted into a new position in or on the body of the same individual. Also called autogeneic graft, autologous graft, autoplastic graft, autotransplant.

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autograft  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (ô'tō-grāft')  Pronunciation Key 
A graft transferred from one position to another in or on the body of an individual. Compare allograft, xenograft.

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