What is another word for Xenografts?

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Xenografts refer to the grafting of tissues or organs from a different species into a human or animal body. The term is commonly associated with medical procedures, specifically in organ transplantation, where material from another species is used as a substitute for a failed organ. Synonyms for the term may include heterografts, allografts, or inter-species transplants. These terms have similar meanings but differ in specific contexts. Heterografts imply the use of tissue from another organism of a different species, while allografts is more commonly used to refer to tissue transferred from the same species. Inter-species transplants is a more general term that encompasses both xenografts and other types of tissue transplantations.

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Xenografts are novel medical treatments derived from animal stem cells. This stem cell technology has the potential to improve the treatment of a wide range of diseases, from heart disease to Alzheimer's. Xenografts allow scientists to transplant tissues or organs from one animal to another without the need for human infection or surgical procedures. This fabrication technique has the potential to revolutionize the treatment of a variety of diseases.

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