A 28-year-old male asked:
what is the definition or description of: allograft?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Peter Kurzweil answered
50 years experience Internal Medicine
A graft of tissue...: Allograft, when used medically, generally refers to transplants. One takes a tissue (heart, kidney, skin, liver, lung etc) from one person (same species) and transplants that tissue into another person that is genetically different (within that species). That is an allograft.
Answered on Jul 20, 2013
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