harvesting technique in which small full-thickness grafts are removed with a circular punch for transplantation. Most commonly used to obtain scalp grafts for hair transplantation or to harvest nonhairbearing skin to fill small defects (for example, acne scars).
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punch grafts(pŭnch grafs)
Small, full-thickness grafts of the scalp, removed with a circular punch and transplanted to a bald area to grow hair.
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