xenograft

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xen·o·graft

 (zĕn′ə-grăft′, zē′nə-)
n.
A tissue or organ graft between individuals of different species. Also called heterograft.

xen′o·graft′ v.

xenograft

(ˈzɛnəʊˌɡrɑːft)
n
(Biology) another word for heterograft

xen•o•graft

(ˈzɛn əˌgræft, -ˌgrɑft, ˈzi nə-)

n.
a graft obtained from a member of one species and transplanted to a member of another species. Also called heterograft.
[1960–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
graft, transplant - (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
Translations

xen·o·graft

n. xenoinjerto;
___ rejectionrechazo de ___.
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