But both groups had to overcome the same hurdles: the possibility that the recipient's immune cells would attack the transplant, a reaction called host-versus-graft disease, or the reverse scenario, graft-versus-host disease.
What does HVGD stand for?
HVGD stands for Host-Versus-Graft Disease
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
- High-Voltage Fast-Waves
- Hanseatische Veranstaltungs GmbH (German company)
- High Voltage Gate
- Huisartsen Vereniging Gent (Dutch: General Practitioners Association Gent; Gent, Belgium)
- Hunter Valley Gardens (Pokolbin, New South Wales, Australia)
- Hyper Velocity Gun
- Hypertrophie Ventriculaire Gauche (French: left ventricular hypertrophy)
- Half-size Video Graphics Array (640 by 240 pixels; 2.67:1 aspect ration)
- Happy Valley-Goose Bay (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)
- High-Threshold Voltage-Gated Ca(2+) Channel
- High-Velocity Grenade Launcher System
- Hulpvliegtuigmaker (Dutch)
- Heavy Vacuum Gas Oil
- Hidden Valley Golf Resort (Canada)
- Host-Versus-Graft Reactions
- Hudson Valley Golden Retriever Club
- Hunter Valley Grammar School (Australia)
- High Value Horticulture (Dorset, UK)
- High Velocity Head (car part)
- Hoek Van Holland Nursery Ltd. (Canada)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The main claims of Australian Patent Number 779067 relate to the use of a compound such as GnRH analogues for treating cancer, an infection, an immune dysfunction, an allergy, an autoimmune disease, a hypersensitivity disease or host-versus-graft disease.
The main claims of NZ Patent Number 514975 relate to making a compound such as a GnRH analogue for treating cancer, an infection, an immune dysfunction, an allergy, an autoimmune disease, a hypersensitivity disease or host-versus-graft disease.