xenograft

xenograft

[zen-uh-graft, -grahft, zee-nuh-]
noun Surgery.
a graft obtained from a member of one species and transplanted to a member of another species.
Also called heterograft.


Origin:
1960–65; xeno- + graft1

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xenograft (ˈzɛnəʊˌɡrɑːft)
 
n
another word for heterograft

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xenograft xen·o·graft (zěn'ə-grāft', zē'nə-)
n.
See heterograft.

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xenograft  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (zěn'ə-grāft', zē'nə-)  Pronunciation Key 
A graft in which the donor and recipient are of different species. Compare allograft, autograft.

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