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Related to allotransplant: autotransplant, allogeneic graft


1. A transplant of an organ or tissue between genetically different individuals of the same species.
2. The organ or tissue transplanted in such a procedure; an allograft.

al′lo·trans′plant′ v.
al′lo·trans′plan·ta′tion (-plăn-tā′shən) n.


(ˈæl əˌgræft, -ˌgrɑft)

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.
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In 2012, a 35-year-old woman who was hospitalized in the Hematology Unit of Rome University Hospital "Agostino Gemelli" in Rome, Italy; she experienced acute gastroenteritis after a bone marrow allotransplant.
Voronoff was certainly a man ahead of his time because he also applied to the authorities in Paris to carry out what would have been the first kidney allotransplant, using the kidneys from a criminal who was to be guillotined.
Dr John Barrett is Chief of the Allotransplant Section at National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD, USA, where the trial is being performed.