allograft definition

  • noun:
    • A graft of muscle obtained from a donor of the same types as, but with another type of genetic make-up from, the recipient, as a tissue transplant between two humans. Also known as homograft.
    • A surgical transplant of structure between genetically different folks of the same types; a homograft or homotransplant
    • muscle or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but various genetic makeup; recipient's defense mechanisms should be stifled to prevent rejection regarding the graft

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