TITLE

xenotransplantation

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2361
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "xenotransplantation" is presented. This term refers to the transplantation of animal tissues or organs into humans.
ACCESSION #
21251415

 

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