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v. en·graft·ed, en·graft·ing, en·grafts
1. To plant firmly; establish.
2. Archaic To graft (a scion) onto or into another plant.
Medicine To become successfully incorporated in the host body. Used of a transplanted tissue.

en·graft′ment n.
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(ɪnˈɡrɑːft) or


vb (tr)
1. (Horticulture) to graft (a shoot, bud, etc) onto a stock
2. to incorporate in a firm or permanent way; implant: they engrafted their principles into the document.
ˌengrafˈtation, ˌingrafˈtation, enˈgraftment, inˈgraftment n
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(ɛnˈgræft, -ˈgrɑft)

1. to graft from one plant to another for propagation: to engraft a peach on a plum.
2. to implant surgically.
en`graf•ta′tion, en•graft′ment, n.
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Past participle: engrafted
Gerund: engrafting

I engraft
you engraft
he/she/it engrafts
we engraft
you engraft
they engraft
I engrafted
you engrafted
he/she/it engrafted
we engrafted
you engrafted
they engrafted
Present Continuous
I am engrafting
you are engrafting
he/she/it is engrafting
we are engrafting
you are engrafting
they are engrafting
Present Perfect
I have engrafted
you have engrafted
he/she/it has engrafted
we have engrafted
you have engrafted
they have engrafted
Past Continuous
I was engrafting
you were engrafting
he/she/it was engrafting
we were engrafting
you were engrafting
they were engrafting
Past Perfect
I had engrafted
you had engrafted
he/she/it had engrafted
we had engrafted
you had engrafted
they had engrafted
I will engraft
you will engraft
he/she/it will engraft
we will engraft
you will engraft
they will engraft
Future Perfect
I will have engrafted
you will have engrafted
he/she/it will have engrafted
we will have engrafted
you will have engrafted
they will have engrafted
Future Continuous
I will be engrafting
you will be engrafting
he/she/it will be engrafting
we will be engrafting
you will be engrafting
they will be engrafting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been engrafting
you have been engrafting
he/she/it has been engrafting
we have been engrafting
you have been engrafting
they have been engrafting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been engrafting
you will have been engrafting
he/she/it will have been engrafting
we will have been engrafting
you will have been engrafting
they will have been engrafting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been engrafting
you had been engrafting
he/she/it had been engrafting
we had been engrafting
you had been engrafting
they had been engrafting
I would engraft
you would engraft
he/she/it would engraft
we would engraft
you would engraft
they would engraft
Past Conditional
I would have engrafted
you would have engrafted
he/she/it would have engrafted
we would have engrafted
you would have engrafted
they would have engrafted
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.engraft - cause to grow together parts from different plants; "graft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree"
conjoin, join - make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
2.engraft - fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"
infix, insert, introduce, enter - put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"
pot - plant in a pot; "He potted the palm"
nest - fit together or fit inside; "nested bowls"
bury, sink - embed deeply; "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"; "He buried his head in her lap"
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(Bot) → aufpfropfen (→ into, on, upon auf +acc)
(fig geh) principlesverankern (→ into in +dat)
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The University of Minnesota BMT Team has also observed a correlation between the engraftment in the blood and engraftment in the skin.
However, prolonged isolated thrombocytopenia (PT), which is defined as the engraftment of all peripheral blood cell lines other than a platelet (PLT) count [greater than or equal to] 20 x [10.sup.9]/L or dependence on PLT transfusions for more than 90 days after allo-SCT, has a great impact on transplant outcomes, especially in haploidentical SCT settings.
Rezultati Parameter/Parametar N = 77 Engraftment (days after MUD HSCT)/Engraftment (dani nakon TMCH) ANC > 500/mcl/ABN> 500/mcl +21 (16-26) Platelets > 20 x [10.sup.9]/1/Trombociti> 20 x [10.sup.9]/l +19 (11-31) Acute GvHD/Akutni GvHD 21 (27,27%) Grade 1-2/Gradus 1-2 13 (16,88%) Grade 3-4/Gradus 3-4 8 (10,39%) Chronic GvHD/Hronicni GvHD 24 (32,87%) Mild/Blag 6 (8,22%) Moderate/Srednji 18 (24,65%) Severe/Tezak [empty set] TRM/Mortalitet vezan za transplantaciju 9 (11,68%) Sepsis/Sepsa 7 (9,09%) Hemorrhage/Krvarenja 1 (1,29%) Veno occlusive disease/Venookluzivna bolest 1 (1,29%)
He further said that Ashir 4 years old had transplant on same day but his blood counts did not show any evidence of bone marrow engraftment (primary graft failure) which is well known complication of bone marrow transplant.
Our case represents favorable results that haploidentical engraftment might have on patients' survival after engraftment failure from the first allograft.
Besides providing an early heads up about engraftment status, she added, this technique also could help patients avoid painful bone marrow biopsies to make sure donor cells have taken residence in the bones or at the very least help target those biopsies.
"We believe the primary goal of SCiStar, which was to observe the safety of OPC1 in cervical spinal cord injury patients and to accumulate data related to important factors such as optimal dosing levels, the immunosuppression regimen, engraftment of the cells, and rates of motor recovery observed among different study subpopulations, have been successfully achieved and increases our confidence as we prepare to meet the FDA later this year to discuss the next trial design."
Unfortunately, the engraftment success rate is relatively low because the tissues lose their vascularization and blood supply as islets are being processed before transplant.
Interestingly, in the present study, patients who received a higher dose of CD14+ monocytes had a higher probability of platelet engraftment. Monocytes are bone marrow-derived mononuclear cells that give rise to macrophages.[34],[35] The previous studies have shown that monocyte/macrophages play an important role in bone homeostasis.[36],[37] Winkler et al .[38] observed that bone marrow macrophages are pivotal to maintain the endosteal HSC niche.
Use of Eltrombopag in Patients with Platelet Engraftment Failure Following Second Allogeneic Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation.
In the discussion, the sentence "the history of pre-transplant radiotherapy was significantly associated with delayed neutrophil engraftment time" should read as "the history of pre-transplant radiotherapy was significantly associated with faster neutrophil engraftment".