autologous

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autologous

[ȯ′täl·ə·gəs]
(biology)
Derived from or produced by the individual in question, such as an autologous protein or an autologous graft.
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A longtime interest in the possible positive effect of autologous donation on the general blood supply had led us to keep records containing an assessment of each patient who has given autologously as a candidate for homologous donation.
According to computerized hospital files, of 580 patients who had donated autologously between May 1983 and August 1986, 223 or 38 per cent were potential homologous donors.