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autochthonous

 [aw-tok´tho-nus]
1. originating in the same area in which it is found; said of pathological processes.
2. denoting a tissue graft to a new site on the same individual.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

au·toch·thon·ous

(aw-tok'thon-ŭs),
1. Native to the place inhabited; aboriginal.
2. Originating in the place where found; said of a disease originating in the part of the body where found, or of a disease acquired in the place where the patient is located.
[auto- + G. chthon, land, ground, country]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

au·toch·thon·ous

(aw-tok'thŏn-ŭs)
1. Native to the place inhabited; aboriginal.
2. Originating in the place where found; said of a disease originating in the part of the body where found, or of a disease acquired in the place where the patient is.
[auto- + G. chthon, land, ground, country]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

autochthonous

Native to a particular place, thus a term sometimes used to describe an AUTOGRAFT.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

autochthonous

(of peat) derived from plants that lived on the site of its formation. Compare ALLOCHTHONOUS.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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The frantic search for autochthonism for the Central Asian peoples, which was begun in the scientific domain with the ethnogenetic research of the 1940s, has thus continued to bear its fruits.