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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Derived or obtained from an organism of a different species.

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  • adjective genetics Derived from a different species and therefore genetically and immunologically incompatible

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  • adjective denoting or relating to cells or tissues from individuals belonging to different species

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