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Graft


A graft is a piece of bone, skin, or other tissue used to replace diseased or injured tissue, such as burned skin. A graft can be healthy living tissue (such as skin or bone) harvested from a human or animal, or a graft may be man-made material.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerMargaret Doucette, DO - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wound Care, Hyperbaric Medicine
Last RevisedFebruary 15, 2011

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