histocompatibility


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his·to·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty

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

his′to·com·pat′i·ble adj.
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histocompatibility

(ˌhɪstəʊkəmˌpætɪˈbɪlɪtɪ)
n
(Biochemistry) the degree of similarity between the histocompatibility antigens of two individuals. Histocompatibility determines whether an organ transplant will be tolerated
ˌhistocomˈpatible adj
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his•to•com•pat•i•bil•i•ty

(ˌhɪs toʊ kəmˌpæt əˈbɪl ɪ ti)

n.
the condition of being similar antigenic types such that cells or tissues transplanted from a donor to a recipient are not rejected.
[1945–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.histocompatibility - condition in which the cells of one tissue can survive in the presence of cells of another tissue; "a successful graft or transplant requires a high degree of histocompatibility"
organic phenomenon - (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
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his·to·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty

n. histocompatibilidad, estado en el cual los tejidos de un donante son aceptados por el receptor;
major ___ complexcomplejo de ___ mayor.
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It is the major histocompatibility complex in the human beings, which is controlled by the genes located on the chromosome six.
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The swine major histocompatibility complex, known as the swine leukocyte antigen (SLA), is a gene-dense region containing many important immune-related genes [3,4].
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