meaning of Autologous

Autologous meaning in Medical Dictionary

In blood transfusion and transplantation, a scenario where the donor and receiver are the same individual. Patients planned for non-emergency surgery might be autologous donors by donating bloodstream on their own which will be saved until the surgery. An autologous graft is a graft (eg a graft of epidermis) that is provided for oneself.

Autologous meaning in General Dictionary

produced from organisms associated with selfsame individual