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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Involving a situation in which the donor and the recipient (of blood, skin, bone, etc.) are the same person.
From Greek auto- (self) + -logous (as in homologous), from logos (proportion, ratio, word). Earliest documented use: 1911.
"They talked about autologous fat transfer, where they extract the fat from your behind and stick it in your face -- cheek to cheek, as it were."
Isabel Wolff; A Vintage Affair; Bantam; 2010.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Most people think that shadows follow, precede, or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories. -Elie Wiesel, writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1928)