chimerism

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chi·mer·ism

 (kī-mîr′ĭz′əm, kī′mə-rĭz′-)
n.
The condition of being a genetic chimera.
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chimerism

(kaɪˈmɪərɪzəm)
n
1. (Biology) a medical condition in which a person develops from two distinct embryos that could possess two genetically distinct sets of cells
2. (Biology) the condition in which a child contains cells that are genetically the mother's and which were exchanged in the womb
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chimerism

n quimerismo
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If there is histologic suspicion for GVHD, FISH analysis and peripheral blood chimerism analysis may be useful for confirmation.
The only tolerant recipient with detectable peripheral blood chimerism at 13 weeks after transplant was completely dissociated from peripheral blood chimerism at 18 weeks after transplant (data not shown).
For the HSCT patients, fluorescence in situ hybridization and short tandem repeat DNA analyses for peripheral blood chimerism were performed as previously described (15).