Definition of Autograft

1. Noun. Tissue that is taken from one site and grafted to another site on the same person. "Skin from his thigh replaced the burned skin on his arms"

Exact synonyms: Autoplasty
Generic synonyms: Graft, Transplant
Derivative terms: Autoplastic



Definition of Autograft

1. Noun. Transfer of tissue from one part of the body to another part of the body through surgical procedures ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To graft in this manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Autograft

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Autograft

1. Graft taken from one part of the body and placed in another site on the same individual. (02 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Autograft

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autogenics
autogenies
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autogenous keratoplasty
autogenous vaccine
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autoglossonym
autoglossonyms
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autognostic
autograft (current term)
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autograph book
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Literary usage of Autograft

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"Following neither operation did a Group I, III or autograft take, ... One isograft from each of the four groups and one autograft were put on and all had ..."

2. Smart Prosthetics: Task Group Summaries by National Academies Press, National Academies Press (COR), National Academies (U.S., Conference, Keck Futures Initiative (2007)
"Moreover, the pulmonary autograft neither calcified nor degenerated over time in contradistinction to xenograft bioprosthesis. ..."

3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
"In regard to the graft, the autograft takes constantly and remains vital indefinitely — in one experiment, beyond two years. Almost constantly there is a ..."

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