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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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Current literature lacks adequate research surrounding synthetic graft dissection.
Located" incompatibility was analyzed based on the external and internal anatomy of the graft union regionat eight years after grafting on to seedlings, as described by Mosse and Herrero (1951).
Assess the graft by looking, listening, and feeling.
The cleft graft joins scions to rootstocks (or branches of a tree) 1 to 3 inches across, so it's useful for topworking.
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.
Other preferred graft is septal cartilage if rib is not harvested.
d) Those who are involved in graft disguise it as something legal; thieves don't have that kind of concern.
No significant difference was observed between the two groups in distal anastomoses, graft pulsative index and blood flow per distal anastomoses.
TTFM reliably confirms graft patency in the majority of grafts with good flow.
As in this case of congenital malformation, rhinoplasty in ethnic populations often warrants a graft versatile enough to correct dorsal deficiency, under-projection, malrotation, and cartilage deficiency.
Wang and fellow researchers, Wei Wu, a former Pitt postdoctoral associate (now a postdoctoral associate at Yale University), and Robert Allen, a PhD student in bioengineering, designed the graft with three properties in mind.