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A graft transplanted between genetically nonidentical individuals of the same species. Compare: autograft, xenograft.
homograft/ho·mo·graft/ (ho´mo-graft) allograft.
allograftA graft—organ, tissues or cells—donated from a genetically distinct individual of the same species (in humans, an individual who is allogeneic at one or more MHC loci).
Type of skin graft from another person or a cadaver, used in the treatment of burns.
homograftA graft taken from a member of the same species as the recipient. Compare HETEROGRAFT.
homograftor allograft a transplant from one individual to another individual that is of the same species but has a different genotype, and is therefore subject to rejection by the recipient as it contains foreign antigens. see HISTOCOMPATABILITY.
homograft; homologous graft tissue or organ transplanted from one individual (donor) to another (recipient) with sufficient histocompatibility to prevent graft tissue rejection by recipient
Type of skin graft from another person or a cadaver used in the treatment of burns.
n See graft, homogenous.