Definition of autograft in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɔːtəɡrɑːft/


A graft of tissue from one point to another of the same individual’s body.
Example sentences
  • Homografts and Xenografts are thin grafts resembling autografts that are surgically placed on the burn injured areas.
  • This study revealed that the use of fibrin glue is an effective and safe method for attaching conjunctival autografts during pterygium surgery.
  • The earliest recorded successful grafting procedures were autografts in which skin or bone was recovered from one site on a patient's body and then grafted in a different location on the same individual.

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