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al·lo·graft

 (ăl′ə-grăft′)
n.
A tissue or organ graft between genetically different individuals of the same species, as between two humans. Also called homograft.

al′lo·graft′ v.

allograft

(ˈæləʊˌɡrɑːft)
n
(Medicine) a tissue graft from a donor genetically unrelated to the recipient

al•lo•graft

(ˈæl əˌgræft, -ˌgrɑft)

n.
a tissue or organ obtained from one member of a species and grafted to a genetically dissimilar member of the same species. Also called homograft.
[1960–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.allograft - tissue or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but different genetic makeupallograft - 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
graft, transplant - (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
Translations

al·lo·graft

n. aloinjerto. V.: homograft.

allograft

n aloinjerto
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