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Related to allograft: allograft rejection
A tissue or organ graft between genetically different individuals of the same species, as between two humans. Also called homograft.
(Medicine) a tissue graft from a donor genetically unrelated to 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.
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|Noun||1.||allograft - 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. aloinjerto. V.: homograft.