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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)
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Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

autologous

Derived from the same person, as in the case of transfusions or transplantation.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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We welcome investors who offer autologous stem cell therapy that will be ethically approved by the Stem Cell Scientific Board."
"These studies are vital in shared decision making, assuming that patients are candidates for both autologous and prosthetic breast reconstruction," write the authors of an accompanying editorial.
This report may suggest that treatment with autologous serum eye drops could result in faster resolution of signs and symptoms of UV-related keratopathy and regeneration of subbasal corneal nerves.
Among the rest of the 61 patients, 16.4% patients showed excellent response and 55.7% showed good to fair response to autologous serum therapy.
However, in clinical practice, storage of autologous blood before surgery has some limitations.
First group was given Autologous Serum Therapy along with oral levocetirizine 5mg on demand basis and second group was only on oral levocetirizine 5mg on demand basis.
Current evidence is supportive of the fact that autologous tissue, in such, autologous chondrocytes, may result in the highest possible repair tissue within the defective region.
Objective: Clinical application of autologous fat grafting (AFG) is quickly expanding.
Among more than 1.1 million fresh autologous cycles of assisted reproductive technology (ART), 14,960 complications of any kind occurred, a rate of 131.8 per 10,000 autologous cycles.

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