histocompatibility

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his·to·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty

noun \ˈhis-(ˌ)tō-kəm-ˌpa-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\

Definition of HISTOCOMPATIBILITY

:  a state of mutual tolerance that allows some tissues to be grafted effectively to others — compare major histocompatibility complex

First Known Use of HISTOCOMPATIBILITY

1948

his·to·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty

noun , often attrib \ˈhis-(ˌ)tō-kəm-ˌpat-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural his·to·com·pat·i·bil·i·ties

Medical Definition of HISTOCOMPATIBILITY

: a state of mutual tolerance between tissues that allows them to be grafted effectively—see major histocompatibility complex
his·to·com·pat·ible \-kəm-ˈpat-ə-bəl\ adjective

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