Definition of allograft in English:


Line breaks: allo|graft
Pronunciation: /ˈaləgrɑːft


  • A tissue graft from a donor of the same species as the recipient but not genetically identical. Compare with homograft.
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    • Perioperative nurses must be aware of current tissue handling practices when they participate in procedures to implant tissue and bone allografts.
    • Research is currently focused on the role of superficial venous surgery and the use of cultured skin allografts.
    • Reductions in the intensity of conditioning regimens for allografts will improve safety and increase applicability.

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