graft

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French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944) Alexis Carrel , Carrel
tissue or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but different genetic makeup; recipient's immune system must be suppressed to prevent rejection of the graft allograft , homograft
tissue from an animal of one species used as a temporary graft (as in cases of severe burns) on an individual of another species heterograft , xenograft
surgical repair of a perforated eardrum with a tissue graft myringoplasty
plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants stock
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