micrograft

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From micro- +‎ graft

Noun[edit]

micrograft (plural micrografts)

  1. (surgery) A very small graft, especially of a few hair follicles

Verb[edit]

micrograft (third-person singular simple present micrografts, present participle micrografting, simple past and past participle micrografted)

  1. (surgery, transitive) To graft on a very small scale.
    • 2015 September 24, “Transgenic Citrus Expressing an Arabidopsis NPR1 Gene Exhibit Enhanced Resistance against Huanglongbing (HLB; Citrus Greening)”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0137134:
      Instead, EGFP positive transgenic shoots were micrografted in vitro onto 1 month old Carrizo citrange (Citrus sinensis (L.)