syngeneic
adjective Etymology: syn- + -geneic (as in isogeneic) Date: 1961 involving, derived from, or being genetically identical or similar individuals of the same species especially with respect to antigenic interaction <
syngeneic tumor cells
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grafts between syngeneic mice
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— compare allogeneic

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  • syngeneic — [sin΄jə nē′ik] adj. designating or of genetically identical, or nearly identical, tissue, cells, etc.: cf. ALLOGENEIC: sometimes called syngenic [sin jen′ik] * * * syn·ge·ne·ic (sĭn jə nēʹĭk) adj. Genetically identical or closely related, so as… …   Universalium

  • syngeneic — [sin΄jə nē′ik] adj. designating or of genetically identical, or nearly identical, tissue, cells, etc.: cf. ALLOGENEIC: sometimes called syngenic [sin jen′ik] …   English World dictionary

  • syngeneic — Relating to genetically identical individuals. SYN: isogeneic, isogenic, isologous, isoplastic, syngenic. [G. syngenes, congenital] * * * syn·ge·ne·ic .sin jə nē ik adj genetically identical esp. with respect to antigens or immunological… …   Medical dictionary

  • syngeneic — Organisms that are antigenically identical monozygotic twins or highly inbred strains of animals. Thus cells injected into a syngeneic host will not be rejected because of a general lack of histocompatibility …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • syngeneic — Having to do with individuals or tissues that have identical genes. For example, identical twins and cells and tissues from them are syngeneic …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • syngeneic — ¦sinjə¦nēik adjective Etymology: syn + geneic (as in isogeneic) : genetically identical especially with respect to antigens or immunological reactions syngeneic tumor cells compare allogeneic herein xenogeneic herein …   Useful english dictionary

  • syngeneic — adjective genetically identical, or sufficiently identical and immunologically compatible as to allow for transplantation …   Wiktionary

  • syngeneic — syn·ge·ne·ic …   English syllables

  • syngeneic — adj. describing grafted tissue that is genetically identical to the recipient s tissue, as when the donor and recipient are identical twins …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Syngeneic stem cell transplantation — is a procedure in which a patient receives blood forming stem cells (cells from which all blood cells develop) donated by his or her healthy identical twin. External links * [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db alpha.aspx?CdrID=277237 Syngeneic… …   Wikipedia

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