graft

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(graft )

[L. graphium, hunting knife]

1. Tissue transplanted or implanted in a part of the body to repair a defect. A homograft (or allograft) is a graft of material from another individual of the same species. A heterograft (or xenograft) is a graft of material from an individual of another species.
2. The process of placing tissue from one site to another to repair a defect.

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