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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
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het·er·o·graft

n. heteroinjerto, injerto de un donante de especie o tipo diferente al del receptor.
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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.
In 1969, Sir Peter Medawar, the British scientist who won the Nobel Prize for medicine in 1960 and is considered the father of transplant immunology, stated, "We should solve the problem [of organ transplantation] by using heterografts [xenografts] one day if we try hard enough, and maybe in less than 15 years.
Several different methods of grafting have been reported and compared, including those that involve fasciaform grafts, periumbilical superficial fascial grafts, fat grafts, human type IV collagen grafts, xenografts, and heterografts.