congenic(redirected from Coisogenic)
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Relating to an inbred strain of animals produced by repeated crossing of one gene line onto another inbred (isogenic) line.
[con- + G. genos, birth, + -ic]
congenic/con·gen·ic/ (kon-jen´ik) of or relating to a strain of animals developed from an inbred (isogenic) strain by repeated matings with animals from another stock that have a foreign gene, the final congenic strain then presumably differing from the original inbred strain by the presence of this gene.
congenicOf organisms that differ only at a single genetic locus.
a genetic term usually used to refer to specially inbred strains of mice that differ only in restricted regions of the genome; used particularly in mapping major histocompatibility complex antigens.