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Related to allotransplants: allogeneic, Allografts


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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Simmons tackles the standard topics of abortion, euthanasia, and stem-cell research, but he also includes chapters on artificial hearts and cyborgs, the ethics of composite tissue allotransplants, and the demonic and medicine.
In addition to PERV, porcine cytomegalovirus, herpesvirus, and hepatitis E virus also should be controlled since these viruses are common in immune-suppressed recipients of allotransplants (Mueller et al.
Interestingly, chapters 7, 8, and 11 deal with artificial organs and the potential of cyborg creation, composite tissue allotransplants (for example, face and hand transplants), and demonic exorcism as a treatment option for psychiatrists.