skin graft


skin graft

noun

Definition of SKIN GRAFT

:  a piece of skin that is surgically removed from a donor area to replace skin in a defective or denuded area (as one that has been burned); also :  the procedure by which such a piece of skin is removed and transferred to a new area
skin grafting noun

First Known Use of SKIN GRAFT

1871

skin graft

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SKIN GRAFT

: a piece of skin that is surgically removed from a donor area to replace skin in a defective or denuded area (as one that has been burned); also : the procedure by which such a piece of skin is removed and transferred to a new area

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