Definition of Allogeneic

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

Derivative terms: Immunology
Antonyms: Xenogeneic

Definition of Allogeneic

1. Adjective. (genetics) Genetically different because of being derived from separate individuals of the same species. ¹

2. Adjective. (immunology) Of a reaction that occurs when cells are transplanted into a genetically different recipient. ¹

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Definition of Allogeneic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Allogeneic

1. Two or more individuals (or strains) are stated to be allogeneic to one another when the genes at one or more loci are not identical in sequence in each organism. Allogenicity is usually specified with reference to the locus or loci involved. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (22 Feb 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Allogeneic

allogeneic (current term)
allogeneic antigen
allogeneic bone marrow transplant
allogeneic graft
allogeneic inhibition
allogeneic transplant
allograft immunity
allograft rejection

Literary usage of Allogeneic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blood Supply: Transfusion-Associated Risks by Marcia G. Crosse (1999)
"... Table 11.3: Calculations for Individual and Overall Risks of Adverse Outcomes From allogeneic Blood Transfusion Our Methods and Analysis 1. ..."

2. Cord Blood: Establishing a National Hematopoietic Stem Cell Bank Program by Emily Ann Meyer, Kristine M. Gebbie, Kathi E. Hanna (2005)
"Generally used in patients under 50 years of age Controversial; studies are ongoing to define the role related to conventional therapy and allogeneic ..."

3. Bone Marrow Transplantation and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Procedures for allogeneic or Syngeneic Donors Donors for allogeneic or ... allogeneic marrow may be treated to remove T lymphocytes in a process known as ..."

4. Leukemia: A Research Report edited by Barry Leonard (1998)
"Results on limited numbers of patients suggest that nearly 60 percent of children with matched donors who undergo allogeneic BMT during first remission have ..."

5. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(3) If you ship autologous donations to another establishment that does not allow autologous donations to be used for allogeneic transfusion, ..."

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