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skin graft

n.
A surgical graft of healthy skin from one part of the body to another or from one individual to another in order to replace damaged or lost skin.

skin grafting n.
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skin graft

n
(Surgery) a piece of skin removed from one part of the body and surgically grafted at the site of a severe burn or similar injury
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skin′ graft`


n.
surgically transplanted skin, used for covering a burn or extensive wound.
[1890–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skin graft - a piece of skin taken from a donor area and surgically grafted at the site of an injury or burnskin graft - a piece of skin taken from a donor area and surgically grafted at the site of an injury or burn
cutis, skin, tegument - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
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Translations

skin graft

ninnesto epidermico
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"He said it was more likely she'd been in a traffic accident." While she was at Wythenshawe Hospital, Lizzie received a skin graft to her lower leg.
Medics say he may now need a skin graft to repair the wounds to his arm.
"Surgery using tilapia fish skin grafts was used successfully on a horse with acid burns in the UK last year.
Skin graft healing was significantly faster in ADRC-treated animals such that five days after treatment wounds in animals treated with ADRCs were 27.1 -11.8 percent epithelialized compared to only 1.1-1.1 percent in control animals (p<0.05).
dorsi with skin graft was used for very large defects involving parieto-occipital region.
Conclusion: Gauze-based negative-pressure wound therapy on split-thickness skin graft is a cost-effective addition to the care and management of large and complex wounds.
In the remainder of the patients we employed meshed split thickness skin graft (STSG) as our workhorse reconstructive tool.
Arran Maye, 28, spent two nights in intensive care and might need a skin graft after suffering an allergic reaction.