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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 previewBrenner and Rector's The Kidney (2011)

by Maarten W. Taal, Glenn M. Chertow, Philip A. Marsden, Karl Skorecki, Alan S. L. Yu, Barry M. Brenner

Death with a functioning allograft is the most common cause of early and late allograft loss.

Google previewThe Shoulder (2009)

by Charles A. Rockwood

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 previewTechniques in Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty (2014)

Expert Consult by Giles R Scuderi

alloprosthetic composites using larger allografts are necessary to reconstruct a stable bony surface. With large femoral or tibial allografts, the sizing of the allograft is a major consideration that must be part of the preoperative plan for revision ...

Google previewColor Atlas of Dental Implant Surgery - Elsevieron VitalSource (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 previewImmunology (2015)

A Short Course by Richard Coico, Geoffrey Sunshine

An allograft is a graft, or transplant, from one individual to an MHC-disparate individual of the same species. Because of the high degree of MHC polymorphism within a given outbred species, this allogeneic transplant will result in rejection of ...

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 previewClinical Review of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Elsevieron VitalSource (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 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 previewBack in Control (2003)

Your Complete Prescription for Preventing, Treating, and Eliminating Back Pain from Your Life by M. D. 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 previewSurgical Treatment of Hip Arthritis: Reconstruction, Replacement, and Revision (2009)

Expert Consult - Online and Print by William Hozack, Javad Parvizi, Benjamin Bender

Proximal femoral allograft is a useful technique, particularly in young patients, because it preserves distal bone stock and potentially improves the proximal bone stock to facilitate future reconstruction. Active infection is a contraindication to the ...

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. Maternal serum can be evaluated at 16–18 weeks of pregnancy.

Google previewCardiac Reconstructions with Allograft Tissues (2005)

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 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 previewBenzel's Spine Surgery (2016)

Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management by Michael P Steinmetz, Edward C. Benzel

Allograft is a commonly chosen alternative to autograft, especially when autografting is either impractical or ...

Google previewICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients (2013)

by Ali Al-Khafaji

First, the intestinal tract allograft is an immunogenic organ—more so than other intra-abdominal organs—and requires intensive immunosuppressive therapy. Second, indwelling central venous catheters for total parenteral nutrition (TPN) ...

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.

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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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