- 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, XENOGENEIC
* * *adj.describing grafted tissue derived from a donor of the same species as the recipient.
* * *al·lo·ge·ne·ic (al″o-jə-neґik) 1. having cell types that are antigenically distinct. 2. in transplantation biology, denoting individuals (or tissues) that are of the same species but antigenically distinct, as opposed to syngeneic and xenogeneic. Called also homologous. See also allograft and allogeneic transplantation.
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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 — 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 > compare … New Collegiate 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