What xenograft means?
(ZEE-noh-graft) The transplant of an organ, tissue, or cells to an individual of another species.
What is allograft in medical?
Listen to pronunciation. (A-loh-graft) The transplant of an organ, tissue, or cells from one individual to another individual of the same species who is not an identical twin.
What is hetero Dermic?
heterodermic graft a skin graft taken from a donor of another species.
What is the meaning of the medical term autograft?
Medical Definition of autograft : a tissue or organ that is transplanted from one part to another part of the same body. Other Words from autograft.
What is xenograft for surgery?
The term xenograft refers to a tissue or organ that is derived from a species that is different from the recipient of the specimen. They are powerful research tools in oncology as well as essential for treating wounds in the clinic.
What is allograft surgery?
allograft, also called allogeneic transplant, homograft, in medical procedures, the transfer of tissue between genetically nonidentical members of the same species, although of a compatible blood type.
What is the difference between homograft and allograft?
Isograft refers to tissue transplanted between genetically identical twins. An allograft (termed homograft in older texts) is tissue transplanted between unrelated individuals of the same species. A xenograft (termed heterograft in older texts) is tissue transplanted between individuals of different species.
What is Heterograft transplant?
A xenograft (termed heterograft in older texts) is tissue transplanted between individuals of different species.
What is a heterograft in biology?
a graft obtained from a member of one species and transplanted to a member of another species. Also called heterograft. Random House Kernerman Webster’s College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
What is a heterologous tissue graft?
A type of tissue graft in which the donor and recipient are of different species. Also called heterologous graft, xenograft. The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
What is the meaning of xenograft?
xen·o·graft (zen’ō-graft), A graft transferred from an animal of one species to one of another species. Compare: allograft, autograft, isograft. Synonym(s): heterograft, heterologous graft, heteroplastic graft, xenogeneic graft Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012 heterograft (hĕt′ə-rō-grăft′) n.
What does graft mean in American Heritage Dictionary?
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. n. a graft obtained from a member of one species and transplanted to a member of another species. Also called heterograft.