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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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Furthermore, increasing adoption of technological advanced products such as to improve patient care followed by new discoveries of specific tissue engineered vascular graft is anticipated to heighten the demand for vascular graft in the coming seven years.
e) Those who are involved in graft have a certain power to reach their goals, mostly bureaucratic power and advantages.
To correct such deformities, numerous grafts traditionally are required.
The newly developed graft is made in a few days, stores in a dry pouch at ambient temperature, and is readily available off the shelf.
The only other risk factor for graft loss that approached statistical significance in the multivariate model was viral hepatitis as the etiologic agent for the liver failure that led to the transplants.
Lytle, a surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, also served as a lead investigator in a large 1999 study that demonstrated two ITA grafts are better than one.
After five grueling callbacks, Graft cast 17 year-old newcomer Robin De Jesus as the vulnerable Michael.
The storage moduli (G') and the loss moduli (G") of ABS samples whose graft ratio is given in the figure are shown in Fig.
When the scientists observed snippets of the vein grafts in a laboratory dish, they found that about 90 percent of the vessel cells responded to the artificial DNA by switching off genes that induce abnormal cell production.
Mandrel rotation and transverse speed, extrusion head rotation speed and polymer pump pressure are all electronically controlled and coordinated to give the desired structure and geometry to the graft wall.
The GORE PROPATEN Vascular Graft is specifically designed for those vascular procedures in which the risk of acute graft thrombotic failure is of clinical concern.
The following companies are the key players in the Global Bone Graft and Substitute: DePuy Synthes, Medtronic, Stryker, Wright Medical Technology and Zimmer Dental.