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het·er·o·graft

 (hĕt′ə-rō-grăft′)
n.

heterograft

(ˈhɛtərəʊˌɡrɑːft)
n
(Biology) a tissue graft obtained from a donor of a different species from the recipient

xen•o•graft

(ˈzɛn əˌgræft, -ˌgrɑft, ˈzi nə-)

n.
a graft obtained from a member of one species and transplanted to a member of another species. Also called heterograft.
[1960–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heterograft - tissue from an animal of one species used as a temporary graft (as in cases of severe burns) on an individual of another species
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

het·er·o·graft

n. heteroinjerto, injerto de un donante de especie o tipo diferente al del receptor.
References in periodicals archive ?
However, the formation of new cambium derived from the tissue callus appears to be delayed in heterografts and/or interspecific grafts compared with that in homografts and/or intraspecific grafts.
Antigen depressant effect of glutaraldehyde for aortic heterografts with a valve, with special reference to a concentration right fit for the preservation of grafts," Surgery, vol.
The Chinese government press agency Xinhua reported that the first litter of pigs is expected to be born later this year, with pig-to-human heterografts (transplants between species) expected to go to clinical trial within three years.