autograft(redirected from free gingival autograft)
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A graft in which the tissue or organ is transplanted within the same individual, usually from one location to another.
(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)
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.
Skin graft using skin from patient receiving the graft. Compare homograft.
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|Noun||1.||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"|
n. autoinjerto, injerto que se transfiere de una parte a otra del cuerpo del mismo paciente.