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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A type of tissue graft in which the donor and recipient are of different species. Also called xenograft.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A tissue graft taken from a species different from that of the recipient.
  • v. To perform a tissue graft using tissue taken from a species different from that of the recipient.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 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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