tissue typing


identification of specific genetically linked antigens in tissue in order to minimize antigenic differences between donor and recipient tissue in organ transplantation.

Nearby words

  1. tissue paper,
  2. tissue plasminogen activator,
  3. tissue respiration,
  4. tissue tension,
  5. tissue type,
  6. tissue-specific antigen,
  7. tiswin,
  8. tisza,
  9. tit,
  10. tit for tat

Origin of tissue typing

First recorded in 1960–65

Also called tissue matching.

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