the condition of having antigenic similarities such that cells or tissues transplanted from one (the donor) to another (the recipient) are not rejected.
- histocompatibility antigen,
- histocompatibility gene,
Compare major histocompatibility complex.
Origin of histocompatibility
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the degree of similarity between the histocompatibility antigens of two individuals. Histocompatibility determines whether an organ transplant will be tolerated
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A state or condition in which the absence of immunologic interference permits the grafting of tissue or the transfusion of blood without rejection.
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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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