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ho·mo·graft

 (hō′mə-grăft′, hŏm′ə-)
n.

homograft

(ˈhɒməˌɡrɑːft)
n
(Biology) a tissue graft obtained from an organism of the same species as the recipient

al•lo•graft

(ˈæl əˌgræft, -ˌgrɑft)

n.
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.
[1960–65]

homograft

A skin graft that uses skin from a person other than the patient receiving the graft. See autograft.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homograft - tissue or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but different genetic makeuphomograft - 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
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

ho·mo·graft

n. homoinjerto, transplante tomado de la misma especie o tipo.
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He also established the first cryopreserved tissue bank in Japan for homograft utilization in the treatment of complicated cardiovascular diseases, such as destructive infective endocarditis and complex congenital heart diseases.
An 18-year-old boy with pulmonary atresia, who underwent corrective surgery with a 20-mm homograft valved conduit 11 years earlier, presented with exercise intolerance.
Bioprosthetic valves are made from animal tissue and are referred to as xenograft, whereas human tissue from a donated heart is known as an allograft or homograft.
These materials are divided into three groups: autograft, homograft, and allograft.
In 2003, BCNE was again diagnosed but was complicated by an ascending aorta to left atrial fistula, requiring an aortic root replacement, a homograft, and a repeat mechanical mitral valve replacement.
It has a very low morbidity and mortality so may be considered as the first line therapy for congenital aortic stenosis especially where Ross surgery is not very feasible due to lack of homograft conduits.
The patient underwent aortic root replacement with a 22 mm homograft and patch repair of the Gerbode defect with PeriGuard[R] (Synovis, St.
Use of homograft dehydrated temporal fascia in tympanoplasty.
Several different biological and prosthetic materials are commonly used in surgery for CHDs including autologous pericardium, preserved homograft, bovine pericardium, and polytetrafluoroethylene.
15] Homograft aortic valves are harvested from cadavers, sterilised with antibiotics and cryopreserved at -196[degrees] for long periods before implantation.
An allograft or homograft is a tissue obtained from one individual and transplanted to another of the same species but not genetically identical (Darryl and Steven, 2002).