See also: The replacement during surgery of a damaged organ or damaged tissue in an individual by an allograft - a donor organ or tissue from a genetically dissimilar member of the same species. (Such a graft is also called a homoplastic graft).


From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

Ho"mo*plas`ty (?), n. [Homo- + plasty.] Biol.

The formation of homologous tissues.

 

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