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human leukocyte antigen

noun

Definition of human leukocyte antigen

  1. :  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



1978

First Known Use of human leukocyte antigen

1978


Medical Dictionary

human leukocyte antigen

noun

Medical Definition of human leukocyte antigen

  1. :  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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