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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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Increased platelet-derived growth factor and intimal thickening during healing of Dacron grafts in canine model.
When a surgeon chooses to use the Super HeRO (titanium connector and venous outflow component) and attach it to one of the early cannulation grafts (Flixene or Acuseal), patient care staff should follow that manufacturer's instructions for use (IFU) for cannulation (Merit Medical, 2017b).
The graft union never moves; all growth above this union retains the identity of the scion, and all growth below the union retains the identity of the rootstock.
All of our healed grafts fared well as none of them developed marginal hyperkeratosis for which non glabrous skin grafts are notorious and we had no incidence of graft contracture or subdermal fibrosis.
38% of grafts survived when jabuticabeira Acu was grafted onto rootstocks of the same species (Table 2 and Figure 2).
These grafts are best suited to correct limited amount of ala retraction.
To minimize potential selection bias in the comparisons of outcomes between the two groups, a propensity score matching using multivariate logistic regression model was performed to match patients of sequential venous grafts with patients of individual venous grafts only in a 1-to-1 fashion.
TTFM reliably confirms graft patency in the majority of grafts with good flow.
These grafts are single-unit and yet have several functions in altering the cosmetic appearance of the nose.
The ease of use and storage are similar to the conventional Dacron grafts.