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.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "syngeneic stem cell transplantation"

Procedimiento en el que el paciente recibe células madre formadoras de sangre (células de las que se originan todas las células sanguíneas) de su gemelo idéntico sano.