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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 report reviews key players involved in the therapeutics development for Corneal Graft Rejection and enlists all their major and minor projects
Furthermore, only 3% of the chimeric embryos survived a few weeks after hatching, and these surviving chimeric embryos develop interspecies graft rejection, while chick-chick chimeras do not develop post-hatch graft rejection (Kinutani and Le Douarin, 1985; Kinutani et al.
5% (3/40) of the incidences when treatment was interrupted for less than 2 weeks led to graft rejection.
solid organs such as kidney and heart) require immunosuppression to reduce the risk for graft rejection, and immunosuppression can result in susceptibility to organisms that may have contaminated the graft tissue.
In human trials conducted in the 1980s, each antibody appear safe but yielded mixed results in preventing graft rejection.
Although most physicians consider this usage to be mere quackery, the machine itself is anything but useless, having proven its effectiveness against decompression sickness (occurring whenever scuba divers encounter "the bends"), carbon monoxide poisoning, anemia, and skin graft rejection, among other ailments.
com/research/zs8nc8/corneal_graft) has announced the addition of Global Markets Direct's new report "Corneal Graft Rejection - Pipeline Review, H2 2012" to their offering.
Tepadina is approved to reduce the risk of graft rejection when used in conjunction with high-dose busulfan and cyclophosphamide as a preparative regimen for allogeneic hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation for pediatric patients with class 3 beta-thalassemia.
Endomyocardial biopsies, up to 20 in the first year after HTx, are the standard approach to detect graft rejection, but require an invasive risk-carrying procedure.
Cortical mastoidectomy with tympanoplasty is a safe procedure but sometimes may present with complications like graft rejection, wound infection, disturbance in taste, vertigo and rarely sensorineural hearing loss.
The 29 contributions discuss DescemetAEs stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty, limbal stem cell deficiency, corneal graft rejection, intrastromal arcuate keratotomy to reduce corneal astigmatism with a femtosecond laser, and the turnaround technique for overcoming false channel dissection during intacs implantation.
He worked together with Professor Peter Furness in Leicester General Hospital to develop an artificial neural network for the early diagnosis of early graft rejection.