white graft


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An anaemic—i.e., ‘white’—transplant tissue (e.g., skin or renal graft) undergoing hyperacute rejection and anoxia; vascularisation doesn’t occur because despite successful host and graft vessel anastomosis, the arteries are occluded by preformed antibodies, causing infarction, mandating tissue or organ’s removal

white graft

An anemic–ie, 'white', transplant tissue–eg, skin or renal graft undergoing hyperacute rejection and anoxia; vascularization doesn't occur as, despite successful host and graft vessel anastomosis, the arteries are occluded by preformed antibodies, causing infarction, mandating tissue removal. See Rejection.

white graft

(wīt graft)
Rejection of a skin allograft so abrupt that vascularization never occurs.
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