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

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  • 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


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allo- +‎ 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." - The reconstruction of Mike Lieberthal

  • Following Calme's arrival and with the use of drugs supplied by Dr. Hitchings the improvement in allograft survival was rapid and dramatic.

    Joseph E. Murray - Nobel Lecture

  • 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).

    Joseph E. Murray - Nobel Lecture

  • These protocols provide satisfactory early to intermediate-term allograft survival, and constitute an important advance in transplantation.

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  • "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.

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  • 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.

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  • Pretreatment of prenatally transplanted allogeneic marrow with VEGF and SCF delays allograft rejection in chimeric mice.

    Fetal Stem Cell Transplantation, In Utero Stemm Cell Publications

  • 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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