syngraft

[ sin-graft, -grahft ]
/ ˈsɪnˌgræft, -ˌgrɑft /

noun Surgery.

a tissue or organ transplanted from one member of a species to another, genetically identical member of the species, as a kidney transplanted from one identical twin to the other.

Nearby words

  1. syngeneic,
  2. syngeneic graft,
  3. syngeneic homograft,
  4. syngenesis,
  5. syngenetic,
  6. synizesis,
  7. synkaryon,
  8. synkinesis,
  9. synnema,
  10. synod


Origin of syngraft


Also called isograft, isoplastic graft, syn·ge·ne·ic graft [sin-juh-nee-ik] /ˌsɪn dʒəˈni ɪk/.

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Medicine definitions for syngeneic graft

syngeneic graft

n.

syngraft

syngraft

[ sĭngrăft′ ]

n.

A graft of tissue that is obtained from a donor who is genetically identical to the recipient.isogeneic graft isogeneic homograft isograft isologous graft isoplastic graft syngeneic graft syngeneic homograft

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