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heterotransplant Syllabification: het·er·o·trans·plant
Pronunciation: /ˌhedərōˈtransplant/

Definition of heterotransplant in English:

noun

Another term for xenograft.
Example sentences
  • Chimera reversal occurred in all 5 of the delayed heterotransplants which survived until the 45th day postirradiation.
  • The effects of immunosuppression on infection were realized in early heterotransplants even though the primary cause of failure was organ rejection.
  • Tumor heterotransplants are thus proposed as relevant models to evaluate new potential anti-tumor agents for treatment of different cancers and to predict clinical response in individual patients.

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