graft'-ver•sus-host' disease"

Pronunciation: (graft'vûr"sus-hōst', gräft'-), [key]
a reaction in which the cells of transplanted tissue immunologically attack the cells of the host organism, occurring esp. in bone-marrow transplants.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.


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