- the transplanting of healthy skin from the patient's or another's body to a wound or burn, to form new skin.
Origin of skin grafting
First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for skin grafting
So somebody had to furnish some skin for a skin-grafting job, and I did it.Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective
Ellis Parker Butler
As a rule, skin-grafting is not necessary after this operation.
If skin-grafting be performed a week or more after the primary operation.
When the scalp is entirely separated, recourse must be had to skin-grafting.
Readers are doubtless aware of the curious results that may be obtained by skin-grafting.