Definition of Allograft

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Homograft
Generic synonyms: Graft, Transplant



Definition of Allograft

1. Noun. (surgery) A surgical transplant of tissue between genetically different individuals of the same species; a homograft or homotransplant ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Allograft

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

Medical Definition of Allograft

1. Grafts between two or more individuals allogeneic at one or more loci (usually with reference to histocompatibility loci). As opposed to autograft and xenograft. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (22 Feb 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Allograft

alloesthesia
alloform
alloforms
allogamies
allogamous
allogeneic
allogeneic antigen
allogeneic bone marrow transplant
allogeneic graft
allogeneic inhibition
allogeneic transplant
allogeneous
allogenic
allogotrophia
allograft (current term)
allograft immunity
allograft rejection
allografted
allografting
allografts
allograph
allographic
allographs
allogroup
allohexaploid
allohydroxylysine
alloimmune
alloimmunities
alloimmunity

Literary usage of Allograft

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

1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"allograft coronary artery disease (CAD) is the major determinant of long-term survival following heart transplantation (HTx). ..."

2. Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Evaluationsby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"IMPROVEMENT OF EARLY RENAL allograft FUNCTION FOLLOWING RENAL TRANSPLANTATION. ... TREATMENT OF allograft REJECTION, INCLUDING SOLID ORGAN (KIDNEY, LIVER, ..."

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