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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 associated acute and chronic pain, as well as limited amounts of source material from this autologous graft collection procedure, has created a need for an alternative approach for bone repair.
Autologous grafts are harvested from the patient's own tissue--common sites are rectus fascia, fascia lata, or vaginal epithelium.
30) These results correlating serum levels of CD44 in patients with NHL and B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia with clinical outcomes are consistent with the results reported here showing poorer outcomes in patients with various hematologic malignancies whose autologous grafts had increased levels of CD44.
The autologous grafts most frequently used for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction are the central one-third of the bone-patellar tendon-bone (BPTB) and the hamstring (semitendinosus and gracilis, STG).

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