allogeneic

[ al-oh-juh-nee-ik ]
/ ˌæl oʊ dʒəˈni ɪk /

adjective Immunology. (of cells, tissues, etc.)

related but sufficiently dissimilar in genotype to interact antigenically: allogeneic graft.
Also allogenic.

Origin of allogeneic

First recorded in 1885–90; allo- + gene + -ic

Related forms

al·lo·ge·ne·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Medicine definitions for allogeneic

allogeneic

[ ăl′ō-jə-nēĭk ]

adj.

Being genetically different although belonging to or obtained from the same species, as in tissue grafts.

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Science definitions for allogeneic

allogeneic

[ ăl′ə-jə-nēĭk ]

Being genetically different although belonging to or obtained from the same species, as in tissue grafts.

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