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autologous

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adjective au·tol·o·gous \ȯ-ˈtäl-ə-gəs\

Medical Definition of autologous

  1. 1:  derived from the same individual <autologous grafts> <incubated lymphoid cells with autologous tumor cells>—compare heterologous 1, homologous 2a

  2. 2:  involving one individual as both donor and recipient (as of blood) <autologous transfusion> <autologous bone marrow transplants>




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