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.

Nearby words

  1. allodial,
  2. allodium,
  3. allodynia,
  4. alloerotism,
  5. allogamy,
  6. allogeneic graft,
  7. allogeneic homograft,
  8. allogenic,
  9. allograft,
  10. allograph

Also allogenic.

Origin of allogeneic

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

Related formsal·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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