syngeneic

adjective
syn·​ge·​ne·​ic | \ ˌsin-jə-ˈnē-ik How to pronounce syngeneic (audio) \

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

First Known Use of syngeneic

1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for syngeneic

probably from syn- + -geneic (in allogeneic)

Note: See note at allogeneic.

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“Syngeneic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syngeneic. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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syngeneic

adjective
syn·​ge·​ne·​ic | \ ˌsin-jə-ˈnē-ik How to pronounce syngeneic (audio) \

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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