Definition of xenogeneic in English:


Line breaks: xeno|gen¦eic
Pronunciation: /ˌzɛnə(ʊ)dʒɪˈniːɪk
, -ˈneɪɪk/


  • Relating to or involving tissues or cells belonging to individuals of different species. Compare with allogeneic.
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    • The rejection of xenogeneic embryo implants involves a complicated immune and endocrine network.
    • However, the immunological barrier to xenogeneic grafts is substantially greater than the barrier to human grafts.
    • Both chronic VEGFR blockade and xenogeneic EC immunization in rats cause emphysema in rats without apparent damage to other organs.

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