- of or having to do with chimerism : chimeric mice, chimeric genes
- Relating to or being an organism or substance that is a chimera: chimeric cells.
- Relating to a monoclonal antibody produced from the cells of an organism, usually a mouse, in which the constant region has been replaced with a human sequence of amino acids. This is done in the laboratory by replacing part of the DNA sequence in the nonhuman cells of an organism with a sequence of human DNA.
(comparative more chimeric, superlative most chimeric)