alloreactive

adjective
al·​lo·​re·​ac·​tive | \ ˌa-lō-rē-ˈak-tiv How to pronounce alloreactive (audio) \

Medical Definition of alloreactive

: reacting in response to a transplanted allograft Renal-allograft rejection depends on the coordinated activation of alloreactive T cells and antigen-presenting cells …— Manikkam Suthanthiran and Terry B. Strom, The New England Journal of Medicine, 11 Aug. 1994

Other Words from alloreactive

alloreactivity \ ˌa-​lō-​(ˌ)rē-​ˌak-​ˈti-​və-​tē How to pronounce alloreactivity (audio) \ noun, plural alloreactivities
T cell alloreactivity alloreactivity of natural killer cells

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“Alloreactive.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/alloreactive. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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