Minigraft | definition of minigraft by Medical dictionary
minigraft (1) A hair graft which measures ≤ 2 mm on a side or in diameter (1996 definition).
(2) A graft containing 3–5 hair follicles (2012 definition).
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Minigraft or micrograft
Transplantation of a small number of hair follicles, as few as one to three hairs, into a transplant site.
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References in periodicals archive
Micrograft - one to two hair grafts into needle holes; small slit grafts - three to four hairs into a slit; large slit grafts - five to seven hairs into a slit; small minigraft
- three to four hairs into a small site; large minigraftminigraft - five to eight hairs into a small round recipient site.
Grafting techniques are also used such as minigrafts
and autologous cultured melanocytes.
The use of micrografts and minigrafts
in the aesthetic reconstruction of the face and scalp.