Meaning of autotransplantation in English:


Pronunciation /ɔːtəʊtrɑːnsplɑːnˈteɪʃn/


mass noun
  • Transplantation of tissue from one site to another in the same individual.

    ‘Another approach involves autotransplantation of splenic tissue within the mesentery.’
    • ‘To date, the only publicised attempt at human ovarian autotransplantation after cryopreservation was unsuccessful because folliculogenesis returned only for a short time.’
    • ‘Note that this is a case of autotransplantation, meaning transplantation between locations in the same body.’
    • ‘New options for salvage treatment may narrow the gap, if one exists, between single and tandem autotransplantation.’