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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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As a consequence of giving blood to benefit themselves, autologous donors may come to recognize and appreciate the need for an adequate supply of homologous blood.
The 29-subject data was presented in the June issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery and reported the following results regarding intramuscular administration of autologous concentrated bone marrow aspirate: no reports of procedure-related deaths; two reports of procedure-related serious adverse events not related to the MarrowStim device; one-year amputation-free survival rate of 86.
Increased autologous transfusion activity in connection with elective surgery could not have come at a more opportune time for our hospital.
2012) found that use autologous serum as an adjunct to antimicrobials and analgesics is helpful for speedy recovery of corneal ulceration in dogs.
The application of autologous HSCT for this and other autoimmune neurologic conditions warrants prospective study," the authors concluded.
Autologous serum therapy was performed by withdrawing 5mL blood in disposable syringe under aseptic precaution.
All other complications--infection, hemorrhage requiring transfusion, medication adverse event, anesthetic complication, and patient death--occurred less than 10 times per 10,000 autologous cycles.
Carticel is an autologous chondrocyte implant (ACI) product marketed for the treatment and repair of articular cartilage defects in the knee; Epicel is a permanent skin replacement for full-thickness burns greater than or equal to 30% of total body surface area and MACI is a third-generation ACI product currently marketed for the treatment of focal chondral defects in the knee.
Carticel (autologous cultured chondrocytes) is an autologous chondrocyte implant (ACI) currently marketed in the US for the treatment of articular cartilage defects.
Autologous blood transfusion is a set of procedures performed in order to collect a patient's blood and reinfuse it to the same patient during or after a surgical intervention.

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