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