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Xenotransplantation: Quiz


Question 1: Medical concerns exist about possible ________ transfer between animals and humans, such as the porcine endogenous retrovirus found in pig tissues.

Question 2: Disease transmission (________) and permanent alteration to the genetic code of animals are also causes for concern.
ZoonosisInfectious diseasePathogenic bacteriaICD-10 Chapter I: Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

Question 3: Xenotransplantation (xeno- from the Greek meaning "foreign") is the transplantation of living cells, tissues or organs from one ________ to another, such as from pigs to humans (see medical grafting).
Biological classificationSpeciesEvolutionLife

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