Autograft



a tissue or organ that is into a new position on the body of the individual from which it was removed.
noun
(surgery) a tissue graft obtained from one part of a patient’s body for use on another part

autograft au·to·graft (ô’tō-grāft’)
n.
A tissue or an organ grafted into a new position in or on the body of the same individual. Also called autogeneic graft, autologous graft, autoplastic graft, autotransplant.
autograft
(ô’tō-grāft’)
A graft transferred from one position to another in or on the body of an individual. Compare allograft, xenograft.

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