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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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5) They noted that when they used a graft with a vascular supply, the rate of reabsorption and the rate of remodeling were gradual.
TM]] graft was 92% compared to 48% for the conventional PTFE graft and secondary patency 100% for the SLF[sup.
Surgical vascular bypass is a common treatment in severe cases of PAD, and a vein from the patient or a synthetic graft is commonly used for the bypass.
A new and reliable method of securing skin grafts to the difficult recipient bed.
Improvements in GORE-TEX[R] Vascular Graft performance by Carmeda[R] bioactive surface heparin immobilization.
Develop business strategies by understanding the trends and developments that are driving the aortic stent grafts market globally.
The Complete Global Bone Grafts and Substitutes 2015-2019 report is of 81 pages available at http://www.
This complementary use allows bone graft substitutes to better compete with the growth factors and stem cell grafts.
The thick nasal skin provided additional camouflage yet adequate refinement without the need for crushed cartilage grafts.
Wang and his colleagues made grafts as small as 1 mm in diameter and monitored the graft's transformation in vivo for three months.
Viral hepatitis was the cause of liver failure for six (38%) of the women who lost their grafts following pregnancy, and for 23 (16%) of the women who did not lose their grafts.
Lam's expertise, and explained that in a similar fashion to a transplanted hair graft, fat grafts change metabolically over time as the blood supply to the graft improves.