[n] - condition in which the cells of one tissue can survive in the presence of cells of another tissue
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Noun: The condition in which grafted or transplanted tissue is accepted by surrounding tissue. What has been transplanted is compatible with the rest of the body.
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Histocompatibility: Literally, tissue compatibility. With full histocompatibility between a donor and recipient, tissue can be transplanted without being seen as foreign and being attacked by the immune system of the recipient.
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If tissues of two organisms are histocompatible, then grafts between the organisms will not be rejected. If, however, major histocompatibility antigens are different then an immune response will be mounted against the foreign tissue.
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If tissues of two organisms are histocompatible, then grafts between the organisms will not be rejected. If, however, major histocompatibility antigens are different then an immune response will be mounted against the foreign tissue. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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(his″to-kәm-pat″ĭ-bil´ĭ-te) the quality of a cellular or tissue graft enabling it to be accepted and functional when transplanted to another organism. the degree to which two individuals are histocompatible. adj., histocompat´ible., adj.
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histocompatibility 1. The extent to which an organism's immune system will tolerate tissue grafts from another organism. 2. A compatibility between the genotypes of donor and host such that a graft generally will not be rejected. Normally, a graft from an unrelated individual is recognized as fore...
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Literally, the ability of tissues to get along; in immunology, it means identity in all transplantation antigens. These antigens, in turn, are collectively referred to as histocompatibility antigens.
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Histocompatibility is the property of having the same, or mostly the same, alleles of a set of genes called the major histocompatibility complex. These genes are expressed in most tissues as antigens, to which the immune system makes antibodies. The immune system at first makes antibodies to all so...
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the examination of human leukocyte antigens (HLA) in a patient, often referred to as 'tissue typing' or 'genetic matching'. Tissue typing is routinely performed for all donors and recipients in kidney and pancreas transplantation to help match the donor with the most suitable recipients. This helps ...
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histocompatibility: see transplantation, medical.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: his′tō-kom-pat′i-bil′i-tē Definitions: 1. A state of immunologic similarity (or identity) that permits successful homograft transplantation.
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1) Organic phenomenon
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