autotransplant

[ aw-tuh-trans-plant, -plahnt ]
/ ˌɔ təˈtrænsˌplænt, -ˌplɑnt /

noun Surgery.


Nearby words

  1. autotoxemia,
  2. autotoxicosis,
  3. autotoxin,
  4. autotransformer,
  5. autotransfusion,
  6. autotransplantation,
  7. autotroph,
  8. autotrophic,
  9. autotruck,
  10. autotune

Origin of autotransplant

First recorded in 1905–10; auto-1 + transplant

Related formsau·to·trans·plan·ta·tion, noun

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Medicine definitions for autotransplantation

autotransplantation

[ ô′tō-trăns′plăn-tāshən ]

n.

The transplantation of a tissue or an organ from one site onto another on or in the body of the same individual.

autotransplant

[ ô′tō-trănsplănt′ ]

n.

autograft

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