allograft

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n allograft tissue or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but different genetic makeup; recipient's immune system must be suppressed to prevent rejection of the graft
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Usage


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However, many allografts function well even in the presence of one or more HLA mismatches, which raises the question of whether some mismatches are better recognised by the recipient's immune system than others.
Results of studies in adult recipients of liver allograft suggest that tacrolimus is more efficacious than ciclosporin microemulsion in the prevention of acute rejection.
Reduced renal mass or mismatching kidney size are risk factors for chronic allograft nephropathy.
Suppression of allograft rejection with FK 506 I: prolonged cardiac and liver survival in rats following short course therapy.
The three most used bone graft procedures include autogenous grafts , allografts and Xenografts.
Culturing Hematopoietic Stem Cells Found to Boost Allograft Success.
Ting performed an allograft reconstruction of the ACL last September and Thomas likely will undergo an arthroscopic procedure to determine the full damage to his knee.
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