xenogeneic

adjective
xe·​no·​ge·​ne·​ic | \ ˌze-nō-jə-ˈnē-ik How to pronounce xenogeneic (audio) , ˌzē- How to pronounce xenogeneic (audio) \

Definition of xenogeneic

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

First Known Use of xenogeneic

1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for xenogeneic

xen- + -geneic (as in isogeneic)

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“Xenogeneic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xenogeneic. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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xenogeneic

adjective
xe·​no·​ge·​ne·​ic | \ ˌzen-ō-jə-ˈnē-ik How to pronounce xenogeneic (audio) , ˌzēn- How to pronounce xenogeneic (audio) \
variants: also xenogenic \ -​ˈjen-​ik How to pronounce xenogeneic (audio) \

Medical Definition of xenogeneic

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

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