(zen\'o-graft)A tissue graft between animals of different species.
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xenograft — [zen′ə graft΄, zē′nəgraft΄] n. [ XENO + GRAFT] a graft of skin, bone, etc. from an individual of another species; heterograft: cf. ALLOGRAFT, AUTOGRAFT … English World dictionary
Xenograft — 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… … Medical dictionary
xenograft — noun Date: 1961 a graft of tissue taken from a donor of one species and grafted into a recipient of another species called also heterograft compare homograft … New Collegiate Dictionary
Xenograft — … Deutsch Wikipedia
xenograft — A graft between individuals of unlike species, genus or family … Dictionary of molecular biology
xenograft — /zen euh graft , grahft , zee neuh /, n. Surg. a graft obtained from a member of one species and transplanted to a member of another species. Also called heterograft. Cf. allograft, autograft, syngraft. [1960 65; XENO + GRAFT1] * * * … Universalium
xenograft — 1. noun A heterograft. 2. verb To heterograft … Wiktionary
xenograft — noun a tissue graft or organ transplant from a donor of a different species from the recipient … English new terms dictionary
xenograft — xe·no·graft … English syllables
xenograft — heterograft; n. a living tissue graft that is made from an animal of one species to another of a different species. For example, attempts have been made to graft animal organs into humans. Bioengineering techniques are now available to produce… … The new mediacal dictionary