skin graft


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skin graft

n.
A surgical graft of healthy skin from one part of the body to another or from one individual to another in order to replace damaged or lost skin.

skin grafting n.

skin graft

n
(Surgery) a piece of skin removed from one part of the body and surgically grafted at the site of a severe burn or similar injury

skin′ graft`


n.
surgically transplanted skin, used for covering a burn or extensive wound.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skin graft - a piece of skin taken from a donor area and surgically grafted at the site of an injury or burnskin graft - a piece of skin taken from a donor area and surgically grafted at the site of an injury or burn
cutis, skin, tegument - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
Translations

skin graft

ninnesto epidermico
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Doctors are going to decide if she needs a skin graft to repair the damage.
Doctors initially told her the injury was not serious, but she ended up having to undergo a skin graft and has been left with a scar on her calf.
Miss Gee is understood to have sustained more serious injuries and is also expected to need a skin graft.
Hemostasis must be achieved before any skin graft can be placed.
The preparation of skin grafts needs a certain amount of time, and during this time the patient is exposed to further discomfort and infection: the new spray however grants the patients a new skin in shorter time and with no side effects, Dr Slade added.
Her concerned mum, Ann Hope, of Norton, said Michelle is still suffering in great pain, even after the skin graft.
She added: "Ruby's walking well on both forelegs and the skin graft looks great.
Skin grafts are used to heal deep burns at the earliest so that they don't lead to bad scarring, deformity and infections.
Medical College & Hospital, Mumbai, was started in the year 2000 and is the first Skin Bank with the capability of harvesting cadaveric skin grafts in our country.
Key Words: vacuum-assisted closure therapy, degloving injury, split thickness skin graft
The court heard Mr Pearson suffered an infected burn to his left shin which required a skin graft and left him with a permanent scar.