human leukocyte antigen


human leukocyte antigen

noun

Definition of HUMAN LEUKOCYTE ANTIGEN

:  any of various proteins that are encoded by genes of the major histocompatibility complex in humans and are found on the surface of many cell types (as white blood cells); broadly :  hla 2

First Known Use of HUMAN LEUKOCYTE ANTIGEN

1978

human leukocyte antigen

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HUMAN LEUKOCYTE ANTIGEN

: any of various proteins that are encoded by genes of the major histocompatibility complex in humans and are found on the surface of many cell types (as white blood cells); broadly : hla 2

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