[ al-uh-graft, -grahft ]
/ ˈæl əˌgræft, -ˌgrɑft /
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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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British Dictionary definitions for allograft
/ (ˈæləʊˌɡrɑːft) /
a tissue graft from a donor genetically unrelated to the recipient
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Medical definitions for allograft
[ ăl′ə-grăft′ ]
A graft of tissue obtained from a donor genetically different from, though of the same species as the recipient.allogeneic graft allogeneic homograft homograft homologous graft homoplastic graft
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Scientific definitions for allograft
[ ăl′ə-grăft′ ]
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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