regraft

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ graft

Verb[edit]

regraft (third-person singular simple present regrafts, present participle regrafting, simple past and past participle regrafted)

  1. (transitive) To graft again or anew.

Noun[edit]

regraft (plural regrafts)

  1. A second or subsequent graft.
    • 2008 April 8, Nicholas Bakalar, “Vision: Study Sees Value in Older Cornea Donors”, New York Times:
      Five-year graft survival rates —— defined as needing a regraft or having a cloudy cornea that compromised vision —— was 86 percent for the group of donors under 65 and exactly the same for the group older than 65.