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Abbreviation of 'matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation'.

A technique where cultured cells are seeded onto a collagen matrix for implantation into areas of damaged joint cartilage.

Synonyms: 
Matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation
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