engraft

verb en·graft \ in-ˈgraft , en- \

Definition of engraft

transitive verb
1 :to join or fasten as if by grafting
2 :graft 1
3 :graft 3
intransitive verb
1 :to become grafted and begin functioning normally
  • the transplanted bone marrow engrafted successfully

engraftment

play \in-ˈgraf(t)-mənt, en-\ noun

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First Known Use of engraft

1549


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engraft

transitive verb en·graft \ in-ˈgraft \

medical Definition of engraft

:graft
  • engrafted embryonic gill tissue into the back

engraftment

play \-ˈgraf(t)-mənt\ noun

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