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A graft transplanted between genetically nonidentical individuals of the same species. Compare: autograft, xenograft.
homograft/ho·mo·graft/ (ho´mo-graft) allograft.
allograftA graft—organ, tissues or cells—donated from a genetically distinct individual of the same species (in humans, an individual who is allogeneic at one or more MHC loci).
Type of skin graft from another person or a cadaver, used in the treatment of burns.
homograftA graft taken from a member of the same species as the recipient. Compare HETEROGRAFT.
homograftor allograft a transplant from one individual to another individual that is of the same species but has a different genotype, and is therefore subject to rejection by the recipient as it contains foreign antigens. see HISTOCOMPATABILITY.
Type of skin graft from another person or a cadaver used in the treatment of burns.