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xenograft Line breaks: xeno|graft
Pronunciation: /ˈzɛnə(ʊ)ɡrɑːft/

Definition of xenograft in English:


A tissue graft or organ transplant from a donor of a different species from the recipient.
Example sentences
  • The organ shortage meant a new look at the use of xenograft organs - from other species.
  • Traditional products, such as xenograft and allograft, are still widely used in burn care.
  • Concern has centered on the risk of introducing novel pathogens derived from animals into human recipients of xenografts.
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