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Definition of the adjective allogeneic

What does allogeneic mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. denoting or relating to cells or tissues from individuals belonging to the same species but genetically dissimilar (and hence immunologically incompatible)

Alternative definition of the adjective allogeneic


  1. Cells or tissues which are genetically different because they are derived from separate individuals of the same species.
  2. The type immunological reaction that occurs when cells are transplanted into a genetically different recipient.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2011)

by Manfred Schwab

Characteristics Rationale Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation ( HSCT) aims to break autologous immunotolerance toward malignant cells in tumor-bearing patients. The treatment approach is based on the alloreactive ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Allogeneic The relationship that exists ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of toxicology (2005)

Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson

Finally, following allogeneic bone marrow transplantation, pneumonitis is the most common presentation of CMV disease and will occur in 40–50% of recipients with evidence of infection on blood culture. Pneumonitis presents with fever, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

allogeneic transplant : A transplant of an organ or tissue that is donated either by a ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biotechnology (2005)

Allogeneic : An organ or tissue from a genetically matched relative of the patient or by an unrelated, but genetically similar donor (same species). Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation : A procedure in which a patient receives bone marrow ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Clinical Child and Pediatric Psychology (2012)

by Thomas H. Ollendick, Carolyn S. Schroeder

Graft-versus-host disease is a potential serious complication for patients who receive an allogeneic transplant. The new transplanted cells (the graft) view the patient's tissues (the host) as foreign and attempt to destroy it. As a result of these ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

allogeneic. adj. describing grafted tissue derived from a donor of the same species as the recipient. allograft. (homograft) n. a living tissue or organ graft between two members of the same species; for example, a heart transplant from one ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1L1O1G2E1N1E1I1C3

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