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syngeneic

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adjective syn·ge·ne·ic \ˌsin-jə-ˈnē-ik\

Definition of syngeneic

  1. :  involving, derived from, or being genetically identical or similar individuals of the same species especially with respect to antigenic interaction <syngeneic tumor cells> <grafts between syngeneic mice> — compare allogeneic



Origin and Etymology of syngeneic

syn- + -geneic (as in isogeneic)


First Known Use: 1961


Medical Dictionary

syngeneic

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adjective syn·ge·ne·ic \ˌsin-jə-ˈnē-ik\

Medical Definition of syngeneic

  1. :  genetically identical especially with respect to antigens or immunological reactions <syngeneic tumor cells> <grafts between syngeneic mice>—compare allogeneic, xenogeneic




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