designating or of genetically identical, or nearly identical, tissue, cells, etc.
sometimes called syn·gen′ic
Origin of syngeneicfrom syn- + Classical Greek genos, race, kind + -ic
Genetically identical or closely related, so as to allow tissue transplant; immunologically compatible: syngeneic grafts; syngeneic mice.
Origin of syngeneicFrom Greek sungeneia kinship syn- syn- genos family ; see genə- in Indo-European roots.