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syngraft

[sin-graft, -grahft] /ˈsɪnˌgræft, -ˌgrɑft/
noun, Surgery
1.
a tissue or organ transplanted from one member of a species to another, genetically identical member of the species, as a kidney transplanted from one identical twin to the other.
Also called isograft, isoplastic graft, syngeneic graft
[sin-juh-nee-ik] /ˌsɪn dʒəˈni ɪk/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
syn- + graft1
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syngeneic graft in Medicine

syngeneic graft n.
See syngraft.

syngraft syn·graft (sĭn'grāft')
n.
A graft of tissue that is obtained from a donor who is genetically identical to the recipient. Also called isogeneic graft, isogeneic homograft, isograft, isologous graft, isoplastic graft, syngeneic graft, syngeneic homograft.

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