Definition of engraftment in US English:

engraftment

noun

  • See engraft

    • ‘Barker doesn't know why one transplant wins out over the other, but the mere presence of the losing transplant seems to facilitate engraftment of the winner, she says.’
    • ‘Some children show signs of good engraftment initially, but ultimately reject the donor marrow.’
    • ‘The early classification encompasses complications that occur during the first 30 days post-transplant, including the period before engraftment of the stem cells.’
    • ‘And it could also explain why identical twins aren't truly identical; they may have very different patterns of cell engraftment as they go through life.’
    • ‘After a second infusion, a few weeks later, all of the patients showed engraftment in one or more sites, including bone, skin and bone marrow.’