allogeneic bone marrow transplantation

Definition / meaning of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation

A procedure in which a person receives stem cells (cells from which all blood cells develop) from a genetically similar, but not identical, donor.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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