a tissue or organ that is into a new position on the body of the individual from which it was removed.
(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’)
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.
A graft transferred from one position to another in or on the body of an individual. Compare allograft, xenograft.
a person’s own signature: He collects autographs of artists. something written in a person’s own hand, as a manuscript or letter. written by a person’s own hand: an autograph letter. containing autographs: an autograph album. to write one’s name on or in; sign: to autograph a book. to write with one’s own hand. Contemporary Examples […]
a zither having buttons that when depressed damp all strings except those to be sounded, the undamped strings being strummed to produce simple chords. noun trademark a zither-like musical instrument used in country-and-western music, equipped with button-controlled dampers that can prevent selected strings from sounding, thus allowing chords to be played. It is plucked with […]
self-induced or hypnotic state. Historical Examples Some people call this process the autohypnosis of the great. H. R. Edwin Lefevre The part that hypnosis and autohypnosis, conscious and unconscious, has played here cannot easily be overestimated. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 2 Various noun (psychol) the process or result of self-induced hypnosis
Automotive. the spontaneous of fuel when introduced into the combustion chamber of an internal-combustion engine, as a result either of glowing carbon in the chamber or of the heat of compression. .