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homograft Line breaks: homo|graft
Pronunciation: /ˈhɒməɡrɑːft/

Definition of homograft in English:


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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