Histocompatibility



[his-toh-kuh m-pat-uh-bil-i-tee] /ˌhɪs toʊ kəmˌpæt əˈbɪl ɪ ti/

noun, Immunology.
1.
the condition of having antigenic similarities such that cells or tissues transplanted from one (the donor) to another (the recipient) are not rejected.
/ˌhɪstəʊkəmˌpætɪˈbɪlɪtɪ/
noun
1.
the degree of similarity between the histocompatibility antigens of two individuals. Histocompatibility determines whether an organ transplant will be tolerated

histocompatibility his·to·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty (hĭs’tō-kəm-pāt’ə-bĭl’ĭ-tē)
n.
A state or condition in which the absence of immunologic interference permits the grafting of tissue or the transfusion of blood without rejection.
histocompatibility
(hĭs’tō-kəm-pāt’ə-bĭl’ĭ-tē)
A state or condition in which the absence of immunological interference permits the grafting of tissue or the transfusion of blood without rejection.

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