homograft

noun

ho·​mo·​graft ˈhō-mə-ˌgraft How to pronounce homograft (audio)
ˈhä-
: a graft of tissue taken from a donor of the same species as the recipient compare xenograft

Word History

First Known Use

1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of homograft was in 1923

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“Homograft.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homograft. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

homograft

noun
ho·​mo·​graft ˈhō-mə-ˌgraft How to pronounce homograft (audio) ˈhäm-ə- How to pronounce homograft (audio)
: a graft of tissue from a donor of the same species as the recipient

called also homotransplant

compare xenograft
homograft verb
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