histocompatibility

noun
his·​to·​com·​pat·​i·​bil·​i·​ty | \ˈhi-(ˌ)stō-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, in the meaning defined above

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histocompatibility

noun, often attributive
his·​to·​com·​pat·​i·​bil·​i·​ty | \ˈhis-(ˌ)tō-kəm-ˌpat-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē \
plural histocompatibilities

Medical Definition of histocompatibility 

: a state of mutual tolerance between tissues that allows them to be grafted effectively — see major histocompatibility complex

Other Words from histocompatibility

histocompatible \-​kəm-​ˈpat-​ə-​bəl \ adjective

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