syngeneic definition by Webster's New World
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designating or of genetically identical, or nearly identical, tissue, cells, etc.
sometimes called syngenic
syngeneic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Genetically identical or closely related, so as to allow tissue transplant; immunologically compatible: syngeneic grafts; syngeneic animals.
Origin: From Greek sungeneia, kinship : syn-, syn- + genos, family; see genə- in Indo-European roots.
- syn·ge·neˈi·cal·ly adverb
syngeneic - Medical Definition
Genetically identical or closely related, so as to allow tissue transplant; immunologically compatible.