grafting of skin

grafting of skin

 See Skin graft.
References in classic literature ?
The grafting of skin and bone is done to facilitate healing: the surgeon places in the middle of the wound pieces of skin snipped from another animal, or fragments of bone from a victim freshly killed.
When adequate mucosa cannot be harvested, composite grafting of skin and mucosa is another option, but this may lead to worse outcomes than a graft comprised entirely of mucosa [6].
13 Surgical excision of the tumours and grafting of skin from non- light-exposed areas is the first line of treatment.