Definition of homograft in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhōməˌɡraft/ Pronunciation: /ˈhämə-/


A tissue graft from a donor of the same species as the recipient. Compare with allograft.
Example sentences
  • A homograft with keratoplasty may be considered depending on the extent of the necrosis.
  • The unit will also focus on research related to biodegradable stents, focus on cryopreservation of cardiac homografts, xenografts and decellularisation of tissue and autograft engineering, the release added.
  • The resulting defect in the right ventricular outflow tract and main pulmonary artery is repaired using a homograft - a surgical tour de force.

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Syllabification: ho·mo·graft

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