a tissue or organ obtained from one member of a species and grafted to a genetically dissimilar member of the same species.
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- allograph, allograft
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British Dictionary definitions for allograft
a tissue graft from a donor genetically unrelated to the recipient
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Scientific definitions for allograft
A graft transplanted from a donor who is of the same species as the recipient but who is genetically distinct. Compare autograft xenograft.
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