autograft

noun
au·​to·​graft | \ ˈȯ-tō-ˌgraft How to pronounce autograft (audio) \

Definition of autograft

: a tissue or organ that is transplanted from one part to another of the same body

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Other Words from autograft

autograft transitive verb

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Yanes is still being treated for his injuries, requiring autografts to replace tissue, his lawyer said. Taylor Romine And Evan Simko-bednarski, CNN, "A failed high school chemistry experiment results in nearly $60 million in damages," 2 July 2019

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First Known Use of autograft

1881, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of autograft was in 1881

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autograft

noun
au·​to·​graft | \ ˈȯt-ō-ˌgraft How to pronounce autograft (audio) \

Medical Definition of autograft

: a tissue or organ that is transplanted from one part to another part of the same body

Other Words from autograft

autograft transitive verb

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