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allogeneic

[ al-oh-juh-nee-ik ]
/ ˌæl oʊ dʒəˈni ɪk /
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adjective Immunology.(of cells, tissues, etc.)
related but sufficiently dissimilar in genotype to interact antigenically: allogeneic graft.
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Also allogenic.

Origin of allogeneic

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

OTHER WORDS FROM allogeneic

al·lo·ge·ne·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Scientific 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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