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Of an organ, tissue, etc.: transplanted from a genetically distinct individual of the same species; (of a person or animal) provided with a transplant from a genetically distinct donor.
1960s; earliest use found in Journal Canadian Association Radiologists. From allo- + transplanted, after allotransplantation.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.