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tissue typing

noun
1.
identification of specific genetically linked antigens in tissue in order to minimize antigenic differences between donor and recipient tissue in organ transplantation.
Also called tissue matching.
Origin of tissue typing
1960-1965
First recorded in 1960-65
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