In medicine, grafting is a surgicalprocedure to transplanttissue without a blood supply. The implanted tissue must obtain a blood supply from the new vascular bed or otherwise die. The term is most commonly applied to skin grafting, however many tissues can be grafted: skin, bone, nerves, tendons and cornea are the tissues commonly grafted today.
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