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

  • n. The surgical grafting of tissue obtained from one individual or species to another.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The grafting of tissue between different individuals of the same or different species

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A surgical operation, for the restoration of a lost part, in which the new skin or other tissue is taken from another individual.
  • n. Abnormal formation of tissue; heteroplasia.

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