from the same organism:
an autologous graft.
(of a tissue graft, blood transfusion, etc) originating from the recipient rather than from a donor

autologous au·tol·o·gous (ô-tŏl’ə-gəs)

Of or relating to a natural, normal occurrence in a certain type of tissue or in a specific structure of the body.

Of or relating to a graft in which the donor and recipient areas are in the same individual.

Derived or transplanted from the same individual’s body.


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