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xen·o·gen·e·sis

 (zĕn′ə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs, zē′nə-)
n.
The supposed production of offspring markedly different from either parent.

xen′o·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk), xen′o·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.

xenogenesis

(ˌzɛnəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) or

xenogeny

n
1. (Biology) the supposed production of offspring completely unlike either parent
2. (Biology) another name for abiogenesis, alternation of generations
xenogenetic, ˌxenoˈgenic adj

xen•o•gen•e•sis

(ˌzɛn əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌzi nə-)

also xe•nog•e•ny

(zəˈnɒdʒ ə ni)

n.
2. the supposed generation of offspring completely and permanently different from the parent.
[1865–70]
xen`o•ge•net′ic (-dʒəˈnɛt ɪk) xen`o•gen′ic, adj.

xenogenesis, xenogeny

1. abiogenesis; spontaneous generation.
2. metagenesis, or alternation of generations.
3. production of an offspring entirely different from either of the parents. — xenogenetic, xenogenic, adj.
See also: Biology
1. abiogenesis; spontaneous generation.
2. metagenesis, or alternation of generations.
3. production of an offspring entirely different from either of the parents. Also xenogeny.xenogenic, — xenogenetic, adj.
See also: Organisms
1. abiogenesis; spontaneous generation.
2. metagenesis, or alternation of generations.
3. production of an offspring entirely different from either of the parents. Also xenogeny. — xenogenic, xenogenetic, adj.
See also: Heredity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.xenogenesis - the alternation of two or more different forms in the life cycle of a plant or animal
organic phenomenon - (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
digenesis, metagenesis - alternation of sexual and asexual generations
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Athanasiou, "Success Rates and Immunologic Responses of Autogenic, Allogenic, and Xenogenic Treatments to Repair Articular Cartilage Defects," Tissue Engineering.
The biologically derived materials are segmented into, xenogenic tissue and collagen.
Xenogenic and allogenic cellular antigens are recognized as foreign by the host and results in adverse inflammatory responses [2].
79) Human cells that are exposed to xenogenic products (foreign substances) originating from cell culture reagents may transfer xenogenic antibodies into the recipient once the cells are injected.
Protection of xenogenic cardiac endothelium from human complement by expression of CD59 or DAF in transgenic mice.
Studies of the immunobiology of farm living point to activation and modulation of innate and adaptive immune responses by intense microbial exposures and possibly xenogenic delivered before or soon after birth (15)
The use of xenogenic small intestinal sub mucosa as biomaterials for Achilles tendon repair in a dog model.
Xenogenic cells (from non-human animal species) could also be used, but would present additional risks, such as the transmission of zoonotic diseases.
According to Parolini, cells delivered via intra-peritoneal transplant, regardless of the cells being allogenic or xenogenic (host's own cells or from another individual respectively), the procedure resulted in a significant anti-fibrotic effect on the lab animals.
While polymer and xenogenic scaffolds have been used, a number of questions have arisen concerning the viability of the resulting constructs.
The article presents the treatment of a severe facial deformity, where surgical procedures with autogenous bone graft, distraction osteogenesis, prefabricated and custom made xenogenic bone grafts were performed.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University (Bronx, NY) has patented a method for repopulating degenerated of immunetolerant mice which lack mature B and T lymphocytes with xenogenic mammalian hepatocytes, particularly primate hepatocytes to generate chimeric mice.