[graft-vur-suh s-hohst, grahft-] /ˈgræftˌvɜr səsˈhoʊst, ˈgrɑft-/
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 graft versus host reaction.
[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.
[grey-uh m, gram] /ˈgreɪ əm, græm/ adjective 1. made of graham flour. [grey-uh m, gram] /ˈgreɪ əm, græm/ noun 1. Katharine Meyer, 1917–2001, U.S. newspaper publisher. 2. Martha, 1894–1991, U.S. dancer and choreographer. 3. Thomas, 1805–69, Scottish chemist. 4. William Franklin (“Billy”) born 1918, U.S. evangelist. 5. a male given name: from an Old English […]
noun 1. a semisweet cracker, usually rectangular in shape, made chiefly of whole-wheat flour.
[grey-uh m] /ˈgreɪ əm/ noun 1. Kenneth, 1859–1932, Scottish writer, especially of children’s stories. /ˈɡreɪəm/ noun 1. Kenneth. 1859–1932, Scottish author, noted for the children’s classic The Wind in the Willows (1908)