allogeneic /ˌalə(ʊ)dʒɪˈniːɪk, ˌalə(ʊ)dʒɪˈneɪɪk/


I. adjective

[Medicine] relating to or denoting tissues or cells which are genetically dissimilar and hence immunologically incompatible, although from individuals of the same species.

Compare with xenogeneic.
– origin 1960s: from allo- ‘different’ + Greek genea ‘race, stock’ + -ic.

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