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Denoting, relating to, or involving tissues or cells belonging to individuals of different species.Compare with allogeneic
- ‘Adult athymic rats did not develop emphysema as compared with adjuvant-only injected rats and did not show septal cell apoptosis following xenogeneic EC injection (data not shown).’
- ‘The rejection of xenogeneic embryo implants involves a complicated immune and endocrine network.’
- ‘However, the immunological barrier to xenogeneic grafts is substantially greater than the barrier to human grafts.’
- ‘Both chronic VEGFR blockade and xenogeneic EC immunization in rats cause emphysema in rats without apparent damage to other organs.’
- ‘Intraperitoneal injection of xenogeneic cells resulted in the development of an immune response as tested by ELISA.’
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