Definition of xenogeneic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌzenōjəˈnē-ik/ /ˌzēnō-/


Denoting, relating to, or involving tissues or cells belonging to individuals of different species. Compare with allogeneic.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: xen·o·ge·ne·ic

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