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autotransplantation

Line breaks: auto|trans¦plant|ation
Pronunciation: /ɔːtəʊtrɑːnsplɑːnˈteɪʃn
 
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Definition of autotransplantation in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Transplantation of tissue from one site to another in the same individual.
Example sentences
  • Another approach involves autotransplantation of splenic tissue within the mesentery.
  • To date, the only publicised attempt at human ovarian autotransplantation after cryopreservation was unsuccessful because folliculogenesis returned only for a short time.
  • Note that this is a case of autotransplantation, meaning transplantation between locations in the same body.

Derivatives

autotransplant

1
noun
Example sentences
  • However, animal models with anastamoses have demonstrated success, but there has been only one prior successful human autotransplant.
  • The researchers reviewed medical records of 1,188 women who had autotransplants for advanced breast cancer.
  • The recurrence of the tumor was detected on November 15, and the autotransplant was performed two weeks later.

autotransplanted

2
adjective
Example sentences
  • Note the complete absence of postprandial motor response in the autotransplanted segment.
  • Patient tolerated the operation well with good function of the autotransplanted kidney.
  • The kidney was then autotransplanted, and the contralateral kidneys were removed.

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