- syngeneic [sin΄jə nē′ik]adj.designating or of genetically identical, or nearly identical, tissue, cells, etc.: cf. ALLOGENEIC: sometimes called syngenic [sin jen′ik]
* * *syn·ge·ne·ic (sĭn'jə-nēʹĭk) adj.Genetically identical or closely related, so as to allow tissue transplant; immunologically compatible:[From Greek sungeneia, kinship : syn-, syn- + genos, family; See genə-. syn·ge·neʹi·cal·ly adv.
syngeneic grafts; syngeneic animals.
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syngeneic — [sin΄jə nē′ik] adj. designating or of genetically identical, or nearly identical, tissue, cells, etc.: cf. ALLOGENEIC: sometimes called syngenic [sin jen′ik] … English World dictionary
syngeneic — adjective Etymology: syn + geneic (as in isogeneic) Date: 1961 involving, derived from, or being genetically identical or similar individuals of the same species especially with respect to antigenic interaction < syngeneic tumor cells > < grafts… … New Collegiate Dictionary
syngeneic — Relating to genetically identical individuals. SYN: isogeneic, isogenic, isologous, isoplastic, syngenic. [G. syngenes, congenital] * * * syn·ge·ne·ic .sin jə nē ik adj genetically identical esp. with respect to antigens or immunological… … Medical dictionary
syngeneic — Organisms that are antigenically identical monozygotic twins or highly inbred strains of animals. Thus cells injected into a syngeneic host will not be rejected because of a general lack of histocompatibility … Dictionary of molecular biology
syngeneic — Having to do with individuals or tissues that have identical genes. For example, identical twins and cells and tissues from them are syngeneic … English dictionary of cancer terms
syngeneic — ¦sinjə¦nēik adjective Etymology: syn + geneic (as in isogeneic) : genetically identical especially with respect to antigens or immunological reactions syngeneic tumor cells compare allogeneic herein xenogeneic herein … Useful english dictionary
syngeneic — adjective genetically identical, or sufficiently identical and immunologically compatible as to allow for transplantation … Wiktionary
syngeneic — syn·ge·ne·ic … English syllables
syngeneic — adj. describing grafted tissue that is genetically identical to the recipient s tissue, as when the donor and recipient are identical twins … The new mediacal dictionary
Syngeneic stem cell transplantation — is a procedure in which a patient receives blood forming stem cells (cells from which all blood cells develop) donated by his or her healthy identical twin. External links * [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db alpha.aspx?CdrID=277237 Syngeneic… … Wikipedia