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graft

noun [C] (TISSUE)   /ɡræft/ biology
a piece of healthy skin or bone cut usually from a person’s own body and used to repair a damaged part on that person A graft is also a piece cut from a living plant and fixed to another plant so that it grows there. graft    /ɡræft/ verb [T]
(Definition of graft noun (TISSUE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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