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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.

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

skin′ graft`


n.
surgically transplanted skin, used for covering a burn or extensive wound.
[1890–95]
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"
Translations

skin graft

ninnesto epidermico
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Aggressive resuscitation and surgical excision of the dead tissues followed by meticulous care of the surviving patient renders the resultant defects manageable with skin grafts and flaps.
The bolus tie-over "pressure" dressing in the management of full thickness skin grafts. Is it necessary?
CHICAGO -- Pakistan's Consul General in Chicago Faisal Niaz Tirmizi has, on behalf of the government and people of Pakistan, thanked an American non-governmental organization (NGO) for donating skin grafts for the victims of the oil tanker explosion near Bahawalpur.
The initial survival of skin grafts depends on plasmatic imbibition, a process in which nutrients are diffused from the graft bed during the first 24-48 hours.
A new epidermal harvesting device also is showing promise, as is a new tool that minces autologous skin grafts prior to application to promote wound healing.
The use of skin grafts, whether split thickness or full thickness, has offered a reasonable method to address this problem.
(2) Split thickness skin grafts must not be used in wounds with exposed bone without periosteum, exposed tendon without paratenon, and exposed vessels or nerves.
a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on delivering gene therapies for life-threatening rare diseases, announced that the first patient was enrolled in the Phase 2 portion of the clinical trial for EB-101 (gene-corrected skin grafts).
Some burns patients aren't even able to have skin grafts - because the hospital has no room for them - so their wounds have to heal on their own.
The victim received treatment to his burns, which were serious and required skin grafts Anyone with information should contact Cleveland Police on 101.
The car sales manager then spent five days in a coma, and at one point was given just 12 hours to live, before doctors began a series of skin grafts in a desperate effort to repair the damage.
Bioengineering dermo-epidermal skin grafts with blood and lymphatic capillaries.