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A tissue or organ graft between individuals of different species. Also called heterograft.
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(Biology) another word for heterograft
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xen•o•graft(ˈzɛn əˌgræft, -ˌgrɑft, ˈzi nə-)
a graft obtained from a member of one species and transplanted to a member of another species. Also called heterograft.
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|Noun||1.||xenograft - tissue from an animal of one species used as a temporary graft (as in cases of severe burns) on an individual of another species|
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