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.

Last Updated: March 5, 2009

Author: Bets Davis, MFA

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Margaret Doucette, DO - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wound Care, Hyperbaric Medicine

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