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xenogeneic

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adjective xe·no·ge·ne·ic \-jə-ˈnē-ik\

Definition of xenogeneic

  1. :  derived from, originating in, or being a member of another species



Origin of xenogeneic

xen- + -geneic (as in isogeneic)


First Known Use: 1961


Medical Dictionary

xenogeneic

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adjective xe·no·ge·ne·ic \ˌzen-ō-jə-ˈnē-ik, ˌzēn-\

Medical Definition of xenogeneic

  1. :  derived from, originating in, or being a member of another species <xenogeneic tissue>—compare allogeneic, syngeneic



Variants of xenogeneic

also xe·no·gen·ic \-ˈjen-ik\play

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