graft (something) on
To connect or join two things, typically living things (such as plants or human tissue). Can the burn doctor really graft healthy skin cells on?
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graft something on(to) somethingand graft something on
to splice a living part onto another living part. The gardener grafted a red rose onto the stem of another species. The gardener grafted on a red rose.
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