tissue typing


: the determination of the degree of compatibility of tissues or organs from different individuals based on the similarity of histocompatibility antigens especially on lymphocytes and used especially as a measure of potential rejection in an organ transplant procedure

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“Tissue typing.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tissue%20typing. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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