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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.
Current as of: March 4, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Margaret Doucette DO - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wound Care, Hyperbaric Medicine
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