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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Your rootstock may not show symptoms of disease, but as soon as you graft something onto it, you have disease," she said.