allogeneic
also allogenic adjective Etymology: all- + -geneic (as in syngeneic) Date: 1961 involving, derived from, or being individuals of the same species that are sufficiently unlike genetically to interact antigenically <
allogeneic skin grafts
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compare syngeneic

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  • allogeneic — [al΄ōjen′ikal΄ō jə nē′ik, al΄əjə nē′ik] adj. of or having to do with genes from different genotypes; esp., in regard to allografts: also allogenic [al΄ōjen′ik] allogeneically adv …   English World dictionary

  • allogeneic — al·lo·ge·ne·ic .al ō jə nē ik also al·lo·gen·ic jen ik adj involving, derived from, or being individuals of the same species that are sufficiently unlike genetically to interact antigenically <allogeneic skin grafts> compare SYNGENEIC,… …   Medical dictionary

  • allogeneic — Two or more individuals (or strains) are stated to be allogeneic to one another when the genes at one or more loci are not identical in sequence in each organism. Allogenicity is usually specified with reference to the locus or loci involved …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • allogeneic — allogeneically, adv. /al oh jeuh nee ik/, adj. Immunol. (of cells, tissues, etc.) related but sufficiently dissimilar in genotype to interact antigenically: allogeneic graft. Also, allogenic. [1885 90; ALLO + GENE + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • allogeneic — al•lo•ge•ne•ic [[t]ˌæl oʊ dʒəˈni ɪk[/t]] also al•lo•gen•ic [[t] əˈdʒɛn ɪk[/t]] adj. imu (of cells, tissues, etc.) related but sufficiently dissimilar in genotype to interact antigenically: an allogeneic graft[/ex] • Etymology: 1885–90 al… …   From formal English to slang

  • allogeneic — adjective a) Cells or tissues which are genetically different because they are derived from separate individuals of the same species. b) The type immunological reaction that occurs when cells are transplanted into a genetically different… …   Wiktionary

  • allogeneic — [ˌalə(ʊ)dʒɪ ni:ɪk, dʒɪ neɪɪk] adjective Physiology relating to or denoting tissues which are genetically dissimilar and hence immunologically incompatible. Origin 1960s: from allo + Gk genea race, stock + ic …   English new terms dictionary

  • allogeneic — al·lo·ge·ne·ic …   English syllables

  • allogeneic — adj. describing grafted tissue derived from a donor of the same species as the recipient …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • allogeneic — Taken from different individuals of the same species. Also called allogenic …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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