Yellowing of the skin without yellowing of the eyes. In jaundice there is yellowing of both the skin and the whites of the eyes. Xanthosis is associated sometimes with malignancies.
- Xeno- (prefix)
Xenoantigen — An antigen that is found in more than one species. Xenograft — A surgical graft of tissue from one species an unlike species, genus or family. Xenotransplantation — Transplantation from one species to a foreign one, e.g., the heart transplant from a baboon to Baby Fae in 1984 in Loma Linda, California. Xenotropic […]
An antigen that is found in more than one species. An antigen is something that is capable of inducing an immune response. The prefix “xeno-” means foreign or other. It comes from the Greek “xenos” meaning stranger, guest, or host.
Natural substances that are foreign to the body.
A surgical graft of tissue from one species to an unlike species (or genus or family). A graft from a baboon to a human is a xenograft. The prefix “xeno-” means foreign. It comes from the Greek word “xenos” meaning stranger, guest, or host. (Xeno- and xen- are variant forms of the same prefix.)
Transplantation from one species to another (for example, from a baboon to a human).