xenogeneic transplantation

xenogeneic transplantation
transplantation of a xenograft; called also heterotransplantation.

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  • heterotransplantation — Transfer of a heterograft (xenograft). * * * het·ero·trans·plan·ta·tion (het″ər o trans″plan taґshən) xenogeneic transplantation …   Medical dictionary

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  • allogeneic — al·lo·ge·ne·ic .al ō jə nē ik also al·lo·gen·ic jen ik adj involving, derived from, or being individuals of the same species that are sufficiently unlike genetically to interact antigenically <allogeneic skin grafts> compare SYNGENEIC,… …   Medical dictionary

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