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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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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Engineered skin substitutes are developed from cellular materials or can be synthesized from autologous, allograft, xenogenic, or synthetic sources.
Xenogenic (porcine) acellular dermal matrix promotes growth of granulation tissues in the wound healing of fournier gangrene.
Allogeneic bone, xenogenic bone or bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) can be added to increase intervertebral fusion rate.
The result indicated that UVDEX treatment of Drosophila cells completely abolishes transcription and translation of key molecules such as HLA-A2, CD80, and CD86, which may prevent transmission of xenogenic viruses.
Miyagawa, "Monocytic suppressor cells derived from human peripheral blood suppress xenogenic immune reactions," Xenotransplantation, vol.
The materials most used for this purpose are autogenous bone and xenogenic hydroxyapatite.
Additionally, rodent models allow for the use of xenogenic cells and hence present methods that can be used for further experimentation in large animal models.
Guided bone regeneration of peri-implant defects with particulated and block xenogenic bone substitutes.
Consolidated summary of the opinions of the Paul Ehrlich Institute and the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices on parenteral application of fresh cells and xenogenic organ extracts in humans [in German] [cited 2017 Jan 13].
Regenerative treatment of peri-implantitis bone defects with a combination of autologous bone and a demineralized xenogenic bone graft: a series of 36 defects.
Kim, "Treatment of gingival recession defects with xenogenic collagen matrix: a histologic report.," The International journal of periodontics & restorative dentistry, vol.