Definition of autologous in English:


Syllabification: au·tol·o·gous
Pronunciation: /ôˈtäləgəs


  • (Of cells or tissues) obtained from the same individual: autologous bone marrow transplants
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    • Breast reconstruction can be performed with implants or autologous tissue.
    • Reconstructive techniques involve using autologous tissue grafts, tissue expanders, and implants or a combination of these.
    • Despite advances in surgery, it is impossible to reconstruct the hand with autologous tissues.

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