tissue type

  1. the inherited chemical characteristics of the bodily tissue of an individual that are recognized and, when grafted, are accepted or rejected by the immune system of another individual. The tissue type is determined by the histocompatibility antigens

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  • Phagocytic cells are almost always present and may be of the “wandering” or of the more fixed connective-tissue type.

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  • The carcinomata spring from the epithelial type of tissue while the sarcomata emanate from the connective tissue type.