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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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Moreover, vascularized nerve grafts were found to result in rapid and sound nerve repair; in this respect, the length, diameter and blood supply is extremely important.
The purpose of the present study is to evaluate the efficiency of using a small intestinal conduit (SIC) in neural regeneration by comparing the outcomes with autologous nerve graft (ANG).
Bertelli JA, Ghizoni MF: Brachial plexus avulsion injury repair with nerve transfer and nerve grafts directly implanted into the spinal cord yield partial recovery of shoulder and elbow movements.
Effects of hyperbaric oxygen treatment on axonal outgrowth in sciatic nerve grafts in rats.
Meanwhile, scientists need to establish whether the proteins can spur axon elongation without the help of a peripheral nerve graft, Clifford J.
Avance Nerve Graft is an off-the-shelf commercially available processed nerve allograft for bridging severed nerves without the comorbidities associated with a second surgical site.
Evaluation of suprascapular nerve neurotization after nerve graft or transfer in the treatment of brachial plexus traction lesions.
We tested the effectiveness of a novel nerve repair technique in which a 5-cm long radial nerve gap was repaired using two sural nerve graft surrounded by a collage tube filled with pure fibrin.
With the advent of microsurgery, the placement of a nerve graft has become possible in order to correct a discontinuity of damaged nerves and due to the anatomical features which it presents, the superficial fibular nerve may be used in this procedure (Sommerschild, 1981; Buntic et al.
If the two ends of the nerve fail to lie together unsecured without pulling apart, a nerve graft can be used to bridge the two ends together.