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(Biology) a tissue graft obtained from an organism of the same species as the recipient
al•lo•graft(ˈæl əˌgræft, -ˌgrɑft)
a tissue or organ obtained from one member of a species and grafted to a genetically dissimilar member of the same species. Also called homograft.
A skin graft that uses skin from a person other than the patient receiving the graft. See autograft.
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|Noun||1.||homograft - tissue or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but different genetic makeup; recipient's immune system must be suppressed to prevent rejection of the graft|
n. homoinjerto, transplante tomado de la misma especie o tipo.