Definition of autologous
1 : derived from the same individual <incubated lymphoid cells with autologous tumor cells>
2 : involving one individual as both donor and recipient <an autologous blood transfusion> <an autologous bone marrow transplant>
Origin of autologous
aut- + -ologous (as in homologous)
First Known Use: circa 1911
Medical Definition of autologous
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