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heterograft

[′hed·ə·rō‚graft]
(immunology)
A tissue or organ obtained from an animal of one species and transplanted to the body of an animal of another species. Also known as heterologous graft.
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Today heterograft material such as bovine cartilage and bone are used infrequently because of resoroption.
To produce the Elastin Heterograft Cured (EH1C), the EH1 samples were tied onto nylon barb connectors.
Several different methods of grafting have been reported and compared, including those that involve fasciaform grafts, periumbilical superficial fascial grafts, fat grafts, human type IV collagen grafts, xenografts, and heterografts.