skin grafting


noun Surgery.

the transplanting of healthy skin from the patient's or another's body to a wound or burn, to form new skin.

Nearby words

  1. skin food,
  2. skin friction,
  3. skin friction drag,
  4. skin game,
  5. skin graft,
  6. skin of one's teeth,
  7. skin of our teeth, the,
  8. skin off one's nose,
  9. skin patch,
  10. skin reaction

Origin of skin grafting

First recorded in 1875–80


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