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- Pertaining to autoplasty.
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- adjective Of or pertaining to autoplasty.
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- adjective Of or pertaining to
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- adjective of or relating to or involved in autoplasty
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During the same year I similarly undertook two autoplastic transplantations of a dog's kidney, but in each case septic complications arose.
I have performed many venous transplantations, both autoplastic and homoplastic.
In the case of the autoplastic transplantations the vein immediately underwent important anatomic modifications.
In the case of autoplastic transplantations there was no change in the appearance of the vessel, which preserved its normal diameter and its elasticity.
The first autoplastic transplantation of a kidney was performed by Ullmann in 1902.
After that I endeavoured to ascertain to what extent the organs fulfilled their functions, according as the transplantations were autoplastic or homoplastic.
If the transplanted segment is from the same animal, or from another animal of the same kind, or from a different kind of animal, the transplantations are autoplastic, homoplastic or heteroplastic respectively.
It has further been demonstrated that autoplastic transplantation of organs like the kidney, for example, is always successful; but this fact is of itself of little practical interest.
These can be divided into two classes - autoplastic transplantations and homoplastic transplantations.
n. - grafting tissue from patient's own body. autoplastic, a.; Biology, pertaining to self-adaptation to environment; pertaining to autoplasty.