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xeno-

(word root) foreign
Examples of words with the root xeno-: xenophobia
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xeno-

or xen-
pref.
1. Stranger; foreigner: xenophobia.
2. Strange; foreign; different: xenolith.

[New Latin, from Greek, from xenos, stranger; see ghos-ti- in Indo-European roots.]
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xeno-

or before a vowel

xen-

combining form
indicating something strange, different, or foreign: xenogamy.
[from Greek xenos strange]
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xeno-

a combining form meaning “foreign,” “strange”: xenolith.
[comb. form of Greek xénos]
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According to the original publication describing the technology, in defined xeno- and feeder-free culture systems, iMatrix-511 supports strong adhesion to hESCs and hiPSCs, long-term self-renewal, and rapid expansion of disscociated hiPSCs.
It was designed by Accellta to enable homogeneous growth of stem cell production by enabling culturing of the cells in feeder-free, serum-free and xeno- free media.