[ 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/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for syngeneic graft

syngeneic graft




[ sĭngrăft′ ]


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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