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Definition of "xenograft" []

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "xenograft" in a sentence
  • "The human/sheep xenograft model: a large animal model of human hematopoiesis."
  • "Where transplants between non-twin humans are called allografts, a transplant from one species to another is called a xenograft."
  • "Once past that, there is delayed xenograft rejection, in which immune cells such as macrophages and natural killer cells begin to attack the organ."
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