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heterograft

[het-er-uh-graft, -grahft]
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noun Surgery.
  1. xenograft.
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Origin of heterograft

First recorded in 1905–10; hetero- + graft1
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British Dictionary definitions for heterograft

heterograft

noun
  1. a tissue graft obtained from a donor of a different species from the recipient
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heterograft in Medicine

heterograft

(hĕtə-rō-grăft′)
n.
  1. A type of tissue graft in which the donor and recipient are of different species.heterologous graft heteroplastic graft heterotransplant xenograft
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