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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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- A bilayered skin substitute was unanimously recommended as approvable with conditions for the treatment of split-thickness graft donor sites in burn patients by a Food and Drug Administration expert panel.
Split-thickness grafts 1/100th inch were obtained within 24 h of death by carefully preparing the donor area with 1 per cent povidone-iodine and spirit.
He has found that large split-thickness grafts can sometimes alleviate "transplant hand," as patients have termed the syndrome of multiple chronic tumors on their arms and hands.