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xenograft

 [zen´o-graft]
a graft of tissue transplanted between animals of different species; called also heterograft, heterologous graft, and heteroplastic graft.

xen·o·graft

(zen'ō-graft),
A graft transferred from an animal of one species to one of another species. Compare: allograft, autograft, isograft.

heterograft

(hĕt′ə-rō-grăft′)
n.
A type of tissue graft in which the donor and recipient are of different species. Also called heterologous graft, xenograft.

xen·o·graft

(zen'ō-graft)
A graft transferred from an animal of one species to one of another species.
Synonym(s): heterograft, heterologous graft.

heterograft

A transplant of tissue taken from one species and grafted into another.

heterograft

or

xenograft

a transplant from one species to another.
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To produce the Elastin Heterograft Cured (EH1C), the EH1 samples were tied onto nylon barb connectors.
Water content was determined for each EH1C (Elastin Heterograft 1 Cured) pull test sample.
Several different methods of grafting have been reported and compared, including those that involve fasciaform grafts, periumbilical superficial fascial grafts, fat grafts, human type IV collagen grafts, xenografts, and heterografts. [1-9]
Experience and intermediate-term results using the Contegra heterograft for right ventricular outflow reconstruction in adults.