Skin graft, split-thickness

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Medical Definition of Skin graft, split-thickness

Skin graft, split-thickness: A graft technique in which sheets of skin containing the epidermis and part of the dermis are used. This graft might be used when only portions of the skin have been injured, such as after a scraping injury.


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Reviewed on 7/1/2016

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