xenograft(redirected from xenogeneic graft)
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A graft transferred from an animal of one species to one of another species. Compare: allograft, autograft, isograft.
xenograftA 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.
Tissue that is transplanted from one species to another (e.g., pigs to humans).
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