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a graft of tissue between individuals of the same species but of disparate genotype; types of donors are cadaveric, living related, and living unrelated (see under transplantation). Called also allogeneic graft and homograft.
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A graft transplanted between genetically nonidentical individuals of the same species. Compare: autograft, xenograft.
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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).
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Type of skin graft from another person or a cadaver, used in the treatment of burns.
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homograftA graft taken from a member of the same species as the recipient. Compare HETEROGRAFT.
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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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
Type of skin graft from another person or a cadaver used in the treatment of burns.
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