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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]
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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A longtime interest in the possible positive effect of autologous donation on the general blood supply had led us to keep records containing an assessment of each patient who has given autologously as a candidate for homologous donation.
Fate of ciPSCs autologously transplanted to the canine heart was tracked in vivo using clinical positron emission tomography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging.
Bone marrow-derived MSCs (BM-MSCs) show merits in that they can be allogeneically or autologously transplanted without raising ethical or immunological problems.
Another advantage of iPSCs is their ability to be used both in banks of HLA matched allogeneic cells [17-19] and autologously to generate therapeutic cells.