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 (ăl′ə-jə-nē′ĭk) also al·lo·gen·ic (-jĕn′ĭk)
Being genetically different although belonging to or obtained from the same species: allogeneic tissue grafts.

[allo- + Greek geneā, race; see genə- in Indo-European roots + -ic.]

al′lo·ge·ne′i·cal·ly adv.
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(ˈælədʒəˌneɪɪk) or


being genetically different, while belonging to the same species
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(ˌæl oʊ dʒəˈni ɪk)

also al•lo•gen•ic

(-əˈdʒɛn ɪk)

(of cells, tissues, etc.) related but sufficiently dissimilar in genotype to interact antigenically: an allogeneic graft.
al`lo•ge•ne′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.allogeneic - denoting or relating to cells or tissues from individuals belonging to the same species but genetically dissimilar (and hence immunologically incompatible)
xenogeneic - denoting or relating to cells or tissues from individuals belonging to different species
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