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al·lo·graft

 (ăl′ə-grăft′)
n.
A tissue or organ graft between genetically different individuals of the same species, as between two humans. Also called homograft.

al′lo·graft′ v.

allograft

(ˈæləʊˌɡrɑːft)
n
(Medicine) a tissue graft from a donor genetically unrelated to 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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.allograft - tissue or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but different genetic makeupallograft - 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

al·lo·graft

n. aloinjerto. V.: homograft.

allograft

n aloinjerto
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In particular, composite allografts consisting of cortical side plates for strength and a cancellous core for enhanced fusion have been successfully used in ACDF cases [1, 3].
AlloSource, Centennial, CO, one of the nation's largest non-profit providers of skin, bone and soft tissue allografts for use in surgical procedures, and the world's largest processor of cellular bone allografts, has been awarded a patent for its proprietary tissue cleaning and disinfecting system called AlloTrue.
His research reached a turning point when he noticed a fast healing tendency in patients who underwent allografts (transplant of cells, tissues or organs) for soft tissue augmentation prior to mono-cortical block graft compared to those who underwent the block graft before the allograft.
However, it is widely accepted that not all failed allografts need removal.
Moreover, PM significantly ameliorated tubular accumulation of pentosidine, compared to untreated allografts (2.
CHICAGO -- Extended criteria for liver donor allografts, including the use of living donors, increase access to liver transplantation and significantly reduce wait-list mortality while providing satisfactory outcomes, according to researchers at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
In 2002, approximately one million allografts were distributed for transplantation (American Association of Tissue Banks [AATB], unpublished data, 2002).
Alachua, FL), a processor of precision-tooled orthopedic allografts, announced that it has signed an exclusive license and distribution services agreement with the Stryker Endoscopy division of Stryker Corporation (Kalamazoo, MI) to supply human allograft tissue for sports medicine surgeries.
The sentence should read: "On the other hand, significantly more renal allografts were biopsied after the BT test was no longer available (Table 4); and an analysis of the mean decrease in hematocrit for allografts vs native kidneys, for all eligible patients (n = 66), revealed a significantly lower mean decrease in the hematocrit (P = 0.
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All meniscal allografts were divided into three groups (20 in each group) and then sterilized with 0 Mrad, 1.