from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Being genetically different although belonging to or obtained from the same species: allogeneic tissue grafts.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Genetically different because of being derived from separate individuals of the same species.
- adj. Of a reaction that occurs when cells are transplanted into a genetically different recipient.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. denoting or relating to cells or tissues from individuals belonging to the same species but genetically dissimilar (and hence immunologically incompatible)
allo- + Greek geneā, race; see genə- in Indo-European roots + -ic.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
allo- + -genic (Wiktionary)