autograft

autograft
noun Date: circa 1913 a tissue or organ that is transplanted from one part to another of the same body • autograft transitive verb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • autograft — [ôt′ō graft΄] n. any tissue grafted from one location to another on the same individual: see ALLOGRAFT, XENOGRAFT …   English World dictionary

  • autograft — Tissue or organ transferred into a new position in the body of the same individual. SYN: autogeneic graft, autologous graft, autoplastic graft, autotransplant. [auto + A.S. graef] * * * au·to·graft ȯt ō .graft n a tissue or organ that is… …   Medical dictionary

  • autograft — Graft taken from one part of the body and placed in another site on the same individual …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • autograft — /aw teuh graft , grahft /, n. Surg. a tissue or organ that is grafted into a new position on the body of the individual from which it was removed. Also called autoplast, autotransplant. Cf. allograft, syngraft, xenograft. [1915 20; AUTO 1 +… …   Universalium

  • autograft — 1. noun Transfer of tissue from one part of the body to another part of the body through surgical procedures 2. verb To graft in this manner …   Wiktionary

  • autograft — n. transplant of tissue from and into the same patient (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • autograft — noun a graft of tissue from one point to another of the same individual s body …   English new terms dictionary

  • autograft — au·to·graft …   English syllables

  • autograft — n. a tissue graft taken from one part of the body and transferred to another part of the same individual. The repair of burns is often done by grafting on strips of skin taken from elsewhere on the body, usually the upper arm or thigh. Unlike… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • autograft — au•to•graft [[t]ˈɔ təˌgræft, ˌgrɑft[/t]] n. srg a tissue or organ that is grafted into a new position on the body of the individual from whom it was removed Compare allograft xenograft • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

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