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To employ operations in the treatment of disease or injury, or for experimental purposes. Surgery can involve cutting, abrading, suturing, or otherwise physically changing body tissues and organs.

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Could bone marrow transplants be used to prevent tissue rejection of trans-species organs?

So the immune system doesn't calibrate (for want of a better euphemism) to recognize it's own cells until fairly well along in fetal development & the major components of the immune system (...