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autologous chondrocyte implantation

Abbreviation: ACI
The surgical collection of cartilage from a healthy joint, followed by the culturing of its cells and the return of those cells to a damaged or arthritic joint in another part of the body.
Synonym: autologous chondrocyte transplantation
See also: implantation

autologous chondrocyte implantation

; ACI autograft treatment technique of osteoarthritis; the patient's chrondrocytes are transplanted from a non-affected joint to stimulate cartilage regeneration within an arthritic joint
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