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au·tol·o·gous

(aw-tol'ŏ-gŭs),
1. Occurring naturally and normally in a certain type of tissue or in a specific structure of the body.
2. In transplantation, referring to transfer of an organ or other tissue from one location to another in the same person; or to blood or blood components that the donor has previously donated and receives at a later time, usually perioperatively.
3. Rarely used to denote a neoplasm derived from cells that occur normally at that sight, for example, a squamous cell carcinoma in the upper esophagus.
Synonym(s): autogenous (1)
[auto- + G. logos, relation]

autologous

/au·tol·o·gous/ (aw-tol´ah-gus) related to self; belonging to the same organism.

autologous

(ô-tŏl′ə-gəs)
adj.
Derived or transferred from the same individual's body: autologous blood donation; an autologous bone marrow transplant.

au·tol′o·gous·ly adv.

autologous

[ôtol′əgəs]
Etymology: Gk, autos + logos, ratio
pertaining to a tissue or structure occurring naturally and derived from the same individual such as blood donated by a patient before surgery to be returned to the patient during or after surgery.

autologous

adjective Referring to a tissue—e.g., autologous packed red cells—that comes from the same person (in whom it is to be subsequently transfused), in contrast to that donated by another person.

autologous

Medtalk Self Transplant biology adjective Referring to a tissue that comes from the same person, in contrast to that donated by another person. Cf Heterologous, Homologous.

au·tol·o·gous

(aw-tol'ŏ-gŭs)
1. Occurring naturally and normally in a certain type of tissue or in a specific structure of the body.
2. Sometimes used to denote a neoplasm derived from cells that occur normally at that site, e.g., a squamous cell carcinoma in the upper esophagus.
3. transplantation Referring to a graft in which the donor and recipient areas are in the same person.
[auto- + G. logos, relation]

autologous

Derived from the same person, as in the case of transfusions or transplantation.

Autologous

From the same person. An autologous breast reconstruction uses the woman's own tissues. An autologous blood transfusion is blood removed then transfused back to the same person at a later time.

au·tol·o·gous

(aw-tol'ŏ-gŭs)
Occurring naturally and normally in a certain type of tissue or in a specific structure of the body.
Synonym(s): autogenous (1) .
[auto- + G. logos, relation]

autologous (ôtol´əgəs),

adj in biology, refers to tissues, cells, or proteins that are transplanted from one part of a patient's body to another. In dentistry, autologous bone grafts are used in the reconstruction of the mandible and the reconstruction of alveolar defects prior to dental implants.

autologous

related to self; belonging to the same organism.
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