from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A graft of tissue obtained from a donor of the same species as, but with a different genetic make-up from, the recipient, as a tissue transplant between two humans. Also called homograft.
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- n. A surgical transplant of tissue between genetically different individuals of the same species; a homograft or homotransplant
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. tissue or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but different genetic makeup; recipient's immune system must be suppressed to prevent rejection of the graft
Ciccotti says athletes who use grafts from their patellar tendons have a higher incidence of pain in the front of the knee after surgery: "Given Michael plays in the squatted position, the allograft is least likely to interfere."
Following Calme's arrival and with the use of drugs supplied by Dr. Hitchings the improvement in allograft survival was rapid and dramatic.
This single observation, although restricted in application, was the only ray of light in the problem of tissue and organ replacement until Gibson and Medawar demonstrated that a second allograft from the same donor was rejected more rapidly than the first (9).
These protocols provide satisfactory early to intermediate-term allograft survival, and constitute an important advance in transplantation.
"We found that while long-term allograft survival is lower among HIV-positive recipients, controllable risk factors may explain this disparity," Locke said.
Donor-specific blood transfusion (DST) prior to solid organ transplantation has been shown to induce long-term allograft survival in the absence of immunosuppressive therapy.
Those bits are thought to seed the skin of the uninfected devils through a rare process called allograft transmission.
Another choice is allograft tissue, from a cadaver.
Pretreatment of prenatally transplanted allogeneic marrow with VEGF and SCF delays allograft rejection in chimeric mice.
Publisher: CBJ, L.P. Roentgenographic procedure for selecting proximal femur allograft for use in hip surgery (The James A. Bush memorial research awards) by E. Renee Smith
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