allogeneic

adjective
al·​lo·​ge·​ne·​ic | \ ˌa-lō-jə-ˈnē-ik How to pronounce allogeneic (audio) \
variants: or less commonly allogenic \ -​ˈje-​nik How to pronounce allogenic (audio) \

Definition of allogeneic

: involving, derived from, or being individuals of the same species that are sufficiently unlike genetically to interact antigenically allogeneic skin grafts — compare syngeneic

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The rest get allogeneic transplants, where donors can include siblings or unrelated donors determined to be a match. Ron Winslow, WSJ, "New Promise for Bone-Marrow Transplants," 28 May 2018 The company is taking over Pfizer Inc.’s collaboration and license agreement with Cellectis to develop a series of allogeneic CAR-T therapies, including UCART19, a blood cancer drug in Phase I clinical trials. Brian Gormley, WSJ, "Former Kite Pharma Executives Raise $300 Million in New Gig," 3 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of allogeneic

1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for allogeneic

all- + -geneic (as in syngeneic)

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allogeneic

adjective
al·​lo·​ge·​ne·​ic | \ ˌal-ō-jə-ˈnē-ik How to pronounce allogeneic (audio) \
variants: also allogenic \ -​ˈjen-​ik How to pronounce allogenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of allogeneic

: involving, derived from, or being individuals of the same species that are sufficiently unlike genetically to interact antigenically allogeneic skin grafts — compare syngeneic, xenogeneic

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