autograft

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au·to·graft

 (ô′tō-grăft′)
n.
A graft in which the tissue or organ is transplanted within the same individual, usually from one location to another.

au′to·graft′ v.

autograft

(ˈɔːtəˌɡrɑːft)
n
(Surgery) surgery a tissue graft obtained from one part of a patient's body for use on another part

au•to•graft

(ˈɔ təˌgræft, -ˌgrɑft)

n.
a tissue or organ that is grafted into a new position on the body of the individual from whom it was removed. Compare allograft, xenograft.
[1915–20]

autograft

Skin graft using skin from patient receiving the graft. Compare homograft.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.autograft - tissue that is taken from one site and grafted to another site on the same person; "skin from his thigh replaced the burned skin on his arms"
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

au·to·graft

n. autoinjerto, injerto que se transfiere de una parte a otra del cuerpo del mismo paciente.
References in periodicals archive ?
Tamizi M, Taheri M: Treatment of severe physiologic gingival pigmentation with free gingival autograft.
At the donar site, a free gingival autograft was dissected with a No.
Gingival recession usually corrected by a number of procedures including Lateral pedicle flaps (4), Coronally positioned flap (5), Free gingival autografts (6), Semilunar coronally repositioned flap (7), Subepithelial connective tissue autografts (8) and Guided tissue regeneration (GTR) procedures (9).