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Genetically identical or closely related, so as to allow tissue transplant; immunologically compatible: syngeneic grafts; syngeneic mice.

[From Greek sungeneia, kinship : syn-, syn- + genos, family; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

syn·ge·ne′i·cal·ly adv.


(ˌsɪndʒɪˈniːɪk; ˌsɪndʒɪˈneɪɪk) or


(Genetics) with identical genes
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have also generated mice with 50% of survivin gene expression (haplo-insufficient) and investigated different syngenic as well as allogenic renal transplant models.
We compared the syngenic transplantation of PIs on days 4 and 7 after rod removal (11 and 14 days after scaffold implantation, resp.) and examined the effect of MCSs on transplantation outcomes.
Bouvet-Gerbettaz et al., "Fate of bone marrow stromal cells in a syngenic model of bone formation," Tissue Engineering.
In 1981, it was shown that when radiolabeled monocytes were injected into syngenic mice, the femurs of recipient mice showed labeled osteoclasts [9].
Syngenic [PD-L1.sup.+]/ [GD2.sup.+] NB-bearing mice treated with ch14.18/CHO combined with anti-PD-1 mAb showed a strong reduction of tumor growth, prolonged survival, and the highest cytotoxicity against NB cells.
Wasmeier et al., "Cardiac grafting of engineered heart tissue in syngenic rats," Circulation, vol.
Furthermore, histopathologic changes and Pr[P.sup.Sc] detection, indicating VPSPr transmission, were observed only when the host and the inoculum were syngenic at PrP codon 129.