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autologous

Line breaks: au|tolo¦gous
Pronunciation: /ɔːˈtɒləɡəs
 
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Definition of autologous in English:

adjective

(Of cells or tissues) obtained from the same individual: autologous bone marrow transplants
More example sentences
  • Breast reconstruction can be performed with implants or autologous tissue.
  • Reconstructive techniques involve using autologous tissue grafts, tissue expanders, and implants or a combination of these.
  • Despite advances in surgery, it is impossible to reconstruct the hand with autologous tissues.

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