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skin graft

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hospital
skin graftˈskin graft noun [countable]  MHa medical operation in which healthy skin is removed from one part of your body and used on another part to replace burned or damaged skin
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skin graftAfter a skin graft on his leg, the patient is now fully recovered, he said.The other chap had a skin graft.Could mule pregnancies be interfered with by giving the mare a skin graft from her prospective donkey consort?I've got gravel wounds in my back and my leg hurts where they took a skin graft.Pauline Leyshon has been told her latest skin graft operation is imminent.She's also had a major skin graft.Schellenberg could see where the skin graft stretched tightly.
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