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Related to isograft: syngraft, syngeneic graft

syngraft

 [sin´graft]
a graft between genetically identical individuals, such as identical twins or animals of a single highly inbred strain. Called also isogeneic graft, syngeneic graft, and isograft.

syn·graft

(sin'graft),
A tissue or organ transplated from one member of a species to another genetically identical member, as in kidney transplantation between identical twins. Compare: allograft, xenograft, autograft.

isograft

/iso·graft/ (i´sah-graft) syngraft.

isograft

(ī′sə-grăft)
n.
A graft of tissue that is obtained from a donor genetically identical to the recipient.

isograft

[ī′səgraft′]
Etymology: Gk, isos + graphion, stylus
surgical transplantation of histocompatible tissue between genetically identical individuals, such as monozygotic twins. Compare allograft, autograft, xenograft. See also graft.

syn·graft

(sin'graft)
A tissue or organ transplanted between genetically identical individuals.
Synonym(s): isogeneic graft, isograft, isologous graft, isoplastic graft.
[G. syn-, with, + graft, fr. M.E., fr. O.Fr. graffe, stylus, scion, fr. L. graphium, fr. G. graphō, to write]

isograft

Transplantation of tissue or an organ from one ISOGENIC person to another.

isograft

a transplant from one individual to a closely related individual of the same genotype, such as those between MONOZYGOTIC TWINS, or between members of the same inbred line, as in rodents.

isograft

; homograft; isologous graft tissue transplanted between genetically identical individuals

isograft

a graft between individuals of the same species that are genetically identical. Called also syngraft.
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The two sponge pieces for isografts and allografts were held together with number zero stainless steel pins attached to a Styrofoam board floating in a tank of running cold seawater.
Angiogenesis and vascularization of murine pancreatic islet isografts.
In subsequent grafting experiments, we observed that antibodies raised against this protein detected a type of sponge stem cell, the archeocyte, that accumulated in the contact zone of allografts (between tissue from different individuals), but not of isografts (between genetically identical tissues).