syngeneic


syn·ge·ne·ic

adjective \ˌsin-jə-ˈnē-ik\

Definition of SYNGENEIC

:  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 of SYNGENEIC

syn- + -geneic (as in isogeneic)
First Known Use: 1961

syn·ge·ne·ic

adjective \ˌsin-jə-ˈnē-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SYNGENEIC

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

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