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au·tol·o·gous

 (ô-tŏl′ə-gəs)
adj.
Derived or transferred from the same individual's body: autologous blood donation; an autologous bone marrow transplant.

[auto- + -logous (as in homologous).]

au·tol′o·gous·ly adv.

autologous

(ɔːˈtɒləɡəs)
adj
(Medicine) (of a tissue graft, blood transfusion, etc) originating from the recipient rather than from a donor

au•tol•o•gous

(ɔˈtɒl ə gəs)

adj.
from the same organism: an autologous graft.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.autologous - derived from organisms of the selfsame individualautologous - derived from organisms of the selfsame individual; "autologous blood donation"
heterologous - derived from organisms of a different but related species; "a heterologous graft"
homologous - corresponding or similar in position or structure or function or characteristics; especially derived from an organism of the same species; "a homologous tissue graft"
Translations

au·tol·o·gous

a. autólogo-a, que indica algo que proviene del propio individuo.

autologous

adj autólogo
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There are a number of benefits to autologous transfusions.
On April 15th, 1999, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) took the unusual step of publishing abstracts of four critical clinical trials of autologous bone marrow transplant (ABMT) for breast cancer prior to their formal presentation at the ASCO annual meeting in May.
According to a recent study, hospitals are making mistakes in transfusing autologous blood - blood donated by individuals for their own use.
Since the treatment also kills marrow cells, surgeons first remove some marrow, then reinfuse it after radiation therapy ends -- a procedure, called autologous marrow transplantation.
Autologous blood donations are opening new areas of concern for transfusion services.
a biotechnology company at the forefront of research into the potential medical and aesthetic use of autologous fibroblasts, announced today that David Pernock, the Company's Chairman and CEO, will be presenting at the 6th Annual OneMedForum San Francisco 2013 to be held January 7th- 9th at The Sir Francis Drake Hotel.
Autologous tissue repair is having an impact on a number of areas, including cardiovascular medicine, refractory wound care, orthopedics, and surgical medicine.
The Company's management feels the Bio-MAC will significantly enhance physicians' use of autologous Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate (BMAC) in surgical procedures for the treatment of orthopedic conditions.
On April 11, 2005 a poster and presentation entitled "Delipidated Retroviruses as Potential Autologous Therapeutic Vaccines - A Pilot Experiment" was given by Moiz Kitabwalla, Ph.
Until now, no study has been conducted to investigate whether the healing process of a superficial skin burn might be accelerated by the use of an autologous platelet gel us a biologic dressing.
Hodgkin's lymphoma patients who undergo allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (BMT) are less likely to experience a relapse and also have a lower risk of developing secondary blood abnormalities (dyscrasias) than patients receiving autologous BMT, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore, MD.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, involved a suit over denial of coverage of autologous bone marrow transplantation.

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