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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(2010), who reported 2.2 and 2.3 buds for grafts onto the same species during two separate grafting seasons (May and August, respectively).
Scientists were able to construct liver grafts onto the scaffolds which functioned normally for up to 10 days in the laboratory.
Piano's background architecture both frames the piazza and grafts onto the Woodruff Arts Center with a restaurant pavilion.
(Women love men with FUT!) The FUT process involves taking a strip of scalp and hair from the back of the head, dissecting it into thousands of grafts, and transplanting the grafts onto the balding area of the head.
Effects are more subtle with follicular unit transplantation, which involves taking a strip of hairy scalp, dissecting it into thousands of grafts, and transplanting the grafts onto the balding area of the head.
Most of the attention on grafting of monomers onto polyolefins has focused on maleic anhydride, which grafts onto polymer backbones but does not homopolymerize [1-7].