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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.
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allograft

(ˈæləʊˌɡrɑːft)
n
(Medicine) a tissue graft from a donor genetically unrelated to the recipient
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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]
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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
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Translations

al·lo·graft

n. aloinjerto. V.: homograft.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

allograft

n aloinjerto
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Under this agreement, the unnamed US company will have exclusive rights to use Episurf Medical's AI-based medical imaging technology for allograft products in North America and the UK.
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NuVasive announced the results of the study "Early Clinical Outcomes Comparing Porous PEEK, Smooth PEEK, and Structural Allograft Interbody Devices for Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion," published online in the Journal of Spine & Neurosurgery, which concludes that the NuVasive proprietary Cohere(R) Porous polyetheretherketone, or PEEK, implant demonstrates a clear benefit in promoting improved early outcomes over structural allograft and smooth PEEK in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, or ACDF, procedures.
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