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graft,

in surgery: see transplantation, medicaltransplantation, medical,
surgical procedure by which a tissue or organ is removed and replaced by a corresponding part, usually from another part of the body or from another individual.
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graft

[graft]
(biology)
To unite to form a graft.
A piece of tissue transplanted from one individual to another or to a different place on the same individual.
An individual resulting from the grafting of parts.
(botany)
To unite a scion to an understock in such manner that the two grow together and continue development as a single plant without change in scion or stock.

graft

To join a scion, shoot, or bud to the stock of another similar plant.

graft

1. Horticulture
a. a piece of plant tissue (the scion), normally a stem, that is made to unite with an established plant (the stock), which supports and nourishes it
b. the plant resulting from the union of scion and stock
c. the point of union between the scion and the stock
2. Surgery a piece of tissue or an organ transplanted from a donor or from the patient's own body to an area of the body in need of the tissue
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The superficial acellular dermal graft which acts as protective covering for the underlying graft tissue was detached from the wound after day 21.
LifeCell's first commercial product, AlloDerm acellular dermal graft, is used in reconstructive plastic, dental and burn surgery.
NASDAQ:LIFC) today announced that five surgeons made presentations on the benefits of AlloDerm(R) acellular dermal graft at the Seventh International Symposium on Facial Plastic Surgery recently held in Orlando.
HOUSTON--(BW HealthWire)--June 24, 1998--Periodontists and oral surgeons across the nation are using a revolutionary new skin product called AlloDerm(R) acellular dermal graft to help treat patients who suffer from a variety of dental ailments.