Definition of allogeneic in English:

allogeneic

Syllabification: al·lo·ge·ne·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌaləjəˈnē-ik
 
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adjective

Immunology
Denoting, relating to, or involving tissues or cells that are genetically dissimilar and hence immunologically incompatible, although from individuals of the same species. Compare with xenogeneic.
More example sentences
  • Patients who received only autologous blood had significantly fewer infections than patients who received allogeneic blood transfusions.
  • We determined the proportion of patients who had received allogeneic or autologous blood transfusion after total joint replacement and the number of allogeneic blood transfusions per operation.
  • Blood conservation programmes reduce the need for allogeneic blood transfusions.

Origin

1960s: from allo- 'different' + Greek genea 'race, stock' + -ic.

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