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(Surgery) surgery an organ or tissue removed from one individual to be transplanted into another belonging to the same species


(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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Prolongation of homotransplant viability under the influence of thio-TEPA and thio-TEPA combined with hydrocortisone.
Host resistance to cancer: clinical experiments by homotransplants, autotransplants and admixture of autologous leukocytes.
Magallon E, Guizar-Sahagun G: Fetal homotransplants (ventral mesencephalon and adrenal tissue) to the striatum of Parkinsonian subjects.