allograft
A graft transplanted between genetically nonidentical individuals of the same species. SYN: allogeneic graft, homograft, homologous graft, homoplastic graft.

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al·lo·graft 'al-ə-.graft n a homograft between allogeneic individuals
allograft vt

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n.
a living tissue or organ graft between two members of the same species; for example, a heart transplant from one person to another. Such grafts will not survive unless the recipient is treated to suppress his body's immune response to the foreign tissue or the grafted organ is from an identical twin. See also transplantation.

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al·lo·graft (alґo-graft) a graft of tissue between individuals of the same species but of disparate genotype; types of donors are cadaveric, living related, and living unrelated (see under donor). Called also allogeneic graft and homograft.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • allograft — allograft. См. аллографт. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • allograft — [al′ō graft΄, al′əgraft΄] n. a graft of tissue or an organ taken from an individual of the same species as the recipient but with different hereditary factors; homograft: see AUTOGRAFT, XENOGRAFT …   English World dictionary

  • Allograft — An allograft or allogeneic transplant or homograft is a transplant in which transplanted cells, tissues, or organs are sourced from a genetically non identical member of the same species. [ [http://www.ehealthmd.com/library/acltears/ACL… …   Wikipedia

  • allograft — noun Date: 1961 a homograft between allogeneic individuals • allograft transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • allograft — n. [Gr. allos, other; OF. greffe, graft] A piece of tissue or organ from one individual grafted to another of the same species …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • allograft — (al o graft) A transplant between genetically different individuals of the same species …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • allograft — Grafts between two or more individuals allogeneic at one or more loci (usually with reference to histocompatibility loci). As opposed to autograft and xenograft …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • allograft — /al euh graft , grahft /, n. Surg. a tissue or organ obtained from one member of a species and grafted to a genetically dissimilar member of the same species. Also called allotransplant, homograft, homotransplant. Cf. autograft, syngraft,… …   Universalium

  • allograft — noun A surgical transplant of tissue between genetically different individuals of the same species; a homograft or homotransplant …   Wiktionary

  • allograft — [ aləgrα:ft] noun a tissue graft from a donor of the same species as the recipient but not genetically identical …   English new terms dictionary

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