skin grafting
noun see skin graft

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Skin grafting — is a type of medical grafting involving the transplantation of skin. The transplanted tissue is called a skin graft.Skin grafting is often used to treat: *Extensive wounding or trauma *Burns *Areas of prior infection with extensive skin loss… …   Wikipedia

  • Skin grafting — Grafting Graft ing n. 1. (Hort.) The act, art, or process of inserting grafts. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) The act or method of weaving a cover for a ring, rope end, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. (Surg.) The transplanting of a portion of flesh or skin to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • skin grafting — n. the surgical transplanting of skin (skin graft) to replace skin destroyed, as by burning …   English World dictionary

  • skin grafting — n the action or process of making a skin graft * * * implantation of patches of healthy skin on a denuded area to provide epithelial covering …   Medical dictionary

  • skin grafting — skin′ graft ing n. srg the surgical process of transplanting skin to a wound or burn in order to form new skin • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • skin grafting — /ˈskɪn graftɪŋ/ (say skin grahfting) noun the transplanting of healthy skin from the patient s or another s body to a wound or burn, to form new skin …   Australian English dictionary

  • skin grafting — Surg. the transplanting of healthy skin from the patient s or another s body to a wound or burn, to form new skin. Also called dermatoplasty, dermoplasty. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • skin grafting — Surg. the transplanting of healthy skin from the patient s or another s body to a wound or burn, to form new skin. Also called dermatoplasty, dermoplasty. [1875 80] …   Useful english dictionary

  • skin-grafting — transplanting of healthy skin to a burn or wound …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Grafting — Graft ing n. 1. (Hort.) The act, art, or process of inserting grafts. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) The act or method of weaving a cover for a ring, rope end, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. (Surg.) The transplanting of a portion of flesh or skin to a denuded …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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