heteroplastic transplantation


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heteroplastic transplantation

[-plas′tik]
Etymology: Gk, heteros, different, plassein, to mold; L, transplantare
the transfer of tissue from one animal to another of a different species. Compare homoplastic transplantation.

heteroplastic transplantation

Transplantation of a part from one individual to another individual of an unrelated species.
See also: transplantation