syngeneic

adjective syn·ge·ne·ic \ 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 and Etymology of syngeneic

syn- + -geneic (as in isogeneic)


Medical Dictionary

syngeneic

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

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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