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View in Spanish: Trasplante singeneico de céluas madre

Syngeneic stem cell transplantation (SIN-jeh-NAY-ik stem sel tranz-plan-TAY-shun)
A procedure in which a patient receives blood-forming stem cells (cells from which all blood cells develop) donated by his or her healthy identical twin.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.