graft (something) onto (something)

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graft (something) onto (something)

To connect or join two things, typically living things (such as plants or human tissue). Can the doctor really graft healthy skin cells onto that burned area?
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Or surgeons take a vein from another part of the body and graft it onto the heart to bypass a blockage.
So in order to reproduce a particular variety of apples, a nurseryperson must take a piece of that grafting stock and graft it onto another tree (the rootstock).