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alloimmune

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adjective al·lo·im·mune \ˌal-ō-i-ˈmyün\

Medical Definition of alloimmune

  1. :  of, relating to, or characterized by isoimmunization <Various studies over the past decade have indicated that the alloimmune response, mediated by anti-HLA antibodies, plays a key role in the failure of kidney allografts; this concept has been extended to heart, lung, and composite tissue transplants.—Alexandre Loupy et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 26 Sept. 2013>




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