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Definition of the noun allograft

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noun - plural: allografts

  1. tissue or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but different genetic makeup; recipient's immune system must be suppressed to prevent rejection of the graft
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • synonym of allograft: homograft
    • more generic words: graft / transplant = tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient

Alternative definition of the noun allograft


  1. [surgery] A surgical transplant of tissue between genetically different individuals of the same species; a homograft or homotransplant

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Google previewVolume 46, Issue 3, An Issue of Orthopedic Clinics, (2015)

by Asif M. Ilyas

Human dermal allograft is an extracellular collagen matrix that has been shown to have tissue integration properties, in vivo...

THE BASICS OF DERMAL ALLOGRAFT Human dermal allograft is a decellularized piece of human dermis that is ...

Google previewThe Shoulder (2009)

by Frederick A. Matsen III, Michael A. Wirth, Steven B. Lippitt, Charles A. Rockwood Jr.

With this type of reconstruction, reattachment of the deltoid or rotator cuff to the allograft is a distinct advantage over reattachment to metal prostheses. Thus, these reconstructions have the potential for enhanced stability, strength, motion, and ...

Google previewColor Atlas of Dental Implant Surgery (2014)

by Michael S. Block

In patients who have a stronger chance of sinus membrane perforation, rhBMP combined with mineralized bone allograft is a material of choice (Figure 6-14). If a membrane perforation occurs, a piece of the rhBMP-impregnated collagen can ...

Google previewTreatment of Periodontal Disease, An Issue of Dental Clinics (2010)

by Frank A. Scannapieco

Allografts Bone allograft is the most frequently used alternative to autogenous bone for bone grafting procedures in the United States. Under FDA regulations, facilities engaged in procuring and processing human tissues for transplantation ...

Google previewHand transplantation (2007)

by Marco Lanzetta, Jean-Michel Dubernard

The allograft is a full-thickness, vascularised, myocutaneous free flap taken from a brain-dead donor and includes one or both rectus abdominis muscles, fascia, subcutaneous tissues and skin. Few experimental studies have been reported, ...

Google previewLate Graft Loss (2012)

Proceedings of the 28th Conference on Transplantation and Clinical Immunology, 3–5 June, 1996 by J.-L. Touraine, J. Traeger, H. Bétuel, Jean-Michel Dubernard, J.P. Revillard, C. Dupuy

According to the Stanford group, 'the coronary artery disease of human cardiac allograft is a heterogeneous phenomenon with variable distribution, morphologic features, severity, clinical significance and, possibly, pathogenesis' [2]. Thus, it is ...

Google previewParasitic Infections in the Compromised Host (1988)

by Peter D. Walzer, Robert M. Genta

In the heart transplant recipient, the cardiac allograft is the source of infection.

Google previewNCLEX-PN Exam Cram (2014)

by Wilda Rinehart, Diann Sloan, Clara Hurd

allograft An allograft is a skin graft obtained from the same species. alphafetoprotein Alphafetoprotein is an antigen present in the human fetus.

Google previewBack in Control! (2002)

A Conventional and Complementary Prescription for Eliminating Back Pain by David G. Borenstein

Using allograft means that a second incision in your body is not needed in order to have enough bone for a fusion. Sometimes the donor site for the fusion is more painful than the lumbar surgical site. The basic idea behind a fusion is that your ...

Google previewLippincott Manual of Nursing Practice (2013)

by Sandra M Nettina, Msn, Anp-BC, Sandra M. Nettina

An allograft is a graft of skin taken from a person other than the burn patient and applied to a burn wound temporarily. A cadaver is the most common source. Other sources may be live donors having a panniculectomy or other surgery. 3.

Google previewTissue Engineering (2007)

by John P. Fisher, Antonios G. Mikos, Joseph D. Bronzino

The allograft is the treatment of choice for children, because bioprosthetic valves will calcify rapidly in children and mechanical valves cannot grow with the child [6 ]. Aorticand pulmonary allografts have also been used very successfully in ...

Google previewSingle Surgical Procedures in Obstetrics and Gynaecology–15: A Colour Atlas of Cervicopexy (Purandare’s) (2012)

A Colour Atlas of Cervicopexy by Arun Nagrath, Narendra Malhotra, Shikha Seth

Allograft. Slings. Tissue harvested from the human donor and transplanted to human recipient is called allograft and this was introduced in an attempt to reduce the morbidity associated with harvesting autologous grafts.

Google previewTissue Engineering and Artificial Organs (2016)

by Joseph D. Bronzino, Donald R. Peterson

The allograft is the treatment of choice for children, because bioprosthetic valves will calcify rapidly in children and mechanical valves cannot grow with the child [6 ]. Aorticand pulmonary allografts have also been used very successfully in ...

Google previewFundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant - E-Book (2014)

by Gary A. Shankman, Robert C. Manske

20, 72 An allograft refers to biologic tissue taken from a human cadaver. The major risks ...

Google previewCardiac Reconstructions with Allograft Tissues (2004)

by Richard A. Hopkins

The aortic allograft is a superb prosthetic choice in this setting. Aortic root replacement is also useful in patients with greatly deformed aortic roots in which severe aortic stenosis coexists with asymmetric bulbar dilatations of the aortic sinuses, ...

Google previewClinical Review of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (2013)

by Shahrokh C. Bagheri, Chris Jo

Allograft refers to bone graft from cadavers in the same species. These are available from licensed tissue banks. The cadavers are screened for malignancy, HBV, HCV, HIV and lifestyle factors, which may place the donor at a higher ...

Google previewPostsurgical Orthopedic Sports Rehabilitation (2006)

Knee & Shoulder by Robert C. Manske

The ideal candidate for a meniscus allograft is a young, active individual with pain over a meniscus-deficient compartment. The general consensus is that the best results are obtained in a knee with little or no arthritic damage to the articular ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2011)

by Manfred Schwab

Definition Allograft refers to cells, or tissue, of an animal of one genetic background grafted into a host animal of another genetic background both from the same species. > Allogeneic > Graft Acceptance and Rejection Allograft Rejection ...

Google previewDictionary of Biological Psychology (2003)

by Philip Winn

allograft. An allograft is a graft of tissue within the same species (rat to rat, human to human and so on); a XENOGRAFT is a graft between different species; see TRANSPLANTATION.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

See Allograft, Bone ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

allograft. (homograft). A graft of tissue from a donor of one *genotype to a host of a different genotype but of the same species. If the donor and recipient are not closely related, the graft is likely to be rejected. If the graft takes place from one part ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries (2008)

Scientific Basis by Walter R. Frontera

Human ACL allograft specimens were studied as above for the autografts with quantitative collagen fibril analyses (Oakes 1993), and were compared with ACL autografts. The allograft specimens were procured at the time of secondlook ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research (2015)

by Eric E. Bouhassira

Allograft. or. Autograft. When using stem cells to treat tissue injury another important aspect to consider ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

allograft. See GRAFT. allometric. growth. The regular and systematic pattern of growth such that the mass ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Allograft. A piece of tissue, or a complete organ, transplanted from one animal to another of the same species. (See SKIN GRAFTING TRANSPLANTATION.) Allopurinol. 1. The treatment of choice for LEISHMANIASIS in dogs. Given by mouth, it ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2009)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Allograft. A piece of tissue or an organ, such as the kidney, transplanted from onetoanother of the same species – from person to person, for example. Also known as a homograft.

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Immunology, Third Edition (2009)

by Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis

Also called an allograft reaction. homograft rejection Allograft rejection. An immune response induced by histocompatibility antigens in the donor graft that are not present in the recipient. This is principally a cell-mediated type of immune ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Back and Spine Systems and Disorders (2007)

by Mary Harwell Sayler, Arya Nick Shamie

allograft bone matrix gel. . . . Bone marrow cells can . . . be used to supplement the healing in a new fresh fracture.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Health (2008)

by Yawei Zhang

Allograft. An allograft, also...

Justin Corfield Geelong Grammar School, Australia Allopathy Modern medicine, as practiced in the United States, has Allograft.

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Microbiology (2008)

by Sunil Patel

Allograft : An allograft is a graft of tissue from an allogeneic or nonself donor of the same species; such grafts are invariably rejected unless the recipient is immunosuppressed.

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Small photo of Pregnancy in Vitro - A secondary in vitro allograft reaction was used to demonstrate that spleen cells derived from allogeneically mated inbred mice were immunised against paternal alloantigens.Small photo of Pregnancy in Vitro - A secondary in vitro allograft reaction was used to demonstrate that spleen cells derived from allogeneically mated inbred mice were immunised against paternal alloantigens. More...

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