Dictionary
2 ENTRIES FOUND:

histocompatibility

noun his·to·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty \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

histocompatibility

noun , his·to·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty 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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: histocytePrevious Word in the Dictionary: histochemographAll Words Near: histocompatibility
April 18, 2015
wimple Hear it
to veil, ripple, or meander
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears