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xenograft

 [zen´o-graft]
a graft of tissue transplanted between animals of different species; called also heterograft, heterologous graft, and heteroplastic graft.
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xen·o·graft

(zen'ō-graft),
A graft transferred from an animal of one species to one of another species. Compare: allograft, autograft, isograft.
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xenograft

(zĕn′ə-grăft′, zē′nə-)
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xen·o·graft

(zen'ō-graft)
A graft transferred from an animal of one species to one of another species.
Synonym(s): heterograft, heterologous graft.
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xenograft

A tissue graft taken from an animal of a different species from the host. Xenografts include pig heart valves and pig kidneys. Catgut, made from sheep intestine, is not a graft as it is intended to be absorbed. Also known as heterograft. From Greek xenos , a stranger or guest.
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xenograft

see HETEROGRAFT.
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Xenograft

Tissue that is transplanted from one species to another (e.g., pigs to humans).
Mentioned in: Skin Grafting
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xen·o·graft

(zen'ō-graft, zēnō-graft)
A graft transferred from an animal of one species to one of another species.
Synonym(s): heterograft, heterologous graft.
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