Homograft vs. Allograft

Homograft vs. Allograft — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Homograft and Allograft

Homograftnoun

An allograft

Allograftnoun

(surgery) A surgical transplant of tissue between genetically different individuals of the same species; a homograft or homotransplant

Homograftnoun

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

Allograftverb

To perform a transplant of this kind.

Allograftnoun

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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