a hybrid plant that is produced by grafting and that exhibits characters of both the stock and the scion.
a plant produced by grafting a scion and stock from dissimilar plants such that cells of both stock and scion are mixed in the visible parts, giving an intermediate appearance in at least some parts; chimera
[graf-ting, grahf-] /ˈgræf tɪŋ, ˈgrɑf-/ noun, Surgery. 1. 1 (def 2). [graft, grahft] /græft, grɑft/ noun 1. Horticulture. 2. Surgery. a portion of living tissue surgically transplanted from one part of an individual to another, or from one individual to another, for its adhesion and growth. 3. an act of grafting. verb (used with object) […]
[graf-tuh n, grahf-] /ˈgræf tən, ˈgrɑf-/ noun 1. Sue, born 1940, U.S. detective novelist. 2. a city in central Massachusetts.
- Graft-versus-host disease
[graft-vur-suh s-hohst, grahft-] /ˈgræftˌvɜr səsˈhoʊst, ˈgrɑft-/ noun 1. a reaction in which the cells of transplanted tissue immunologically attack the cells of the host organism, occurring especially in bone-marrow transplants. graft-versus-host disease n. A type of incompatibility reaction of transplanted cells against host tissues that possess an antigen not possessed by the donor. Also called […]
[grah-ger] /ˈgrɑ gər/ noun, Judaism. 1. a noise-making device, typically a small container filled with pellets and fitted with a handle, used by children each time Haman’s name is said during the traditional reading of the Book of Esther on Purim.