Definition of Autologous

1. Adjective. Derived from organisms of the selfsame individual. "Autologous blood donation"




Definition of Autologous

1. Adjective. Derived from part of the same individual ¹

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Definition of Autologous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Autologous

1. Derived from an organisms tissues or DNA. Compare: heterologous, homologous. (02 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Autologous

autokinetic
autokinetic effect
autolatry
autolearning
autolesion
autoload
autoloaded
autoloader
autoloaders
autoloading
autoloading(a)
autoloads
autolocking
autological
autologin
autologous (current term)
autologous bone marrow transplant
autologous graft
autologous protein
autologous transplant
autology
autoloom
autolooms
autolysate
autolysates
autolyse
autolysed
autolyses
autolysin
autolysing

Literary usage of Autologous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cord Blood: Establishing a National Hematopoietic Stem Cell Bank Program by Emily Ann Meyer, Kristine M. Gebbie, Kathi E. Hanna (2005)
"Controversial studies are ongoing to define role related to conventional therapy and autologous transplantation Very rarely indicated Effective autologous ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(3) If you ship autologous donations to another establishment that does not allow autologous donations to be used for allogeneic transfusion, ..."

3. Blood Supply: FDA Oversight and Remaining Issues of Safety edited by Marcia G. Crosse (1999)
"There is no requirement that all autologous blood be tested for viral markers, but recent information on errors involving such blood raises some questions. ..."

4. Blood Supply: Transfusion-Associated Risks by Marcia G. Crosse (1999)
"The most serious error—giving an autologous unit to an unintended ... Only about 60 percent of the surveyed facilities test autologous donations for viruses ..."

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