Definition of tissue type in English:

tissue type

Line breaks: tis¦sue type

Entry from British & World English dictionary


  • A class of tissues which are immunologically compatible with one another.


Back to top  
  • 1 (tissue-type) [with object] Determine the tissue type of.
  • 1.1 (as noun tissue-typing) The assessment of the immunological compatibility of tissue from separate sources, particularly prior to organ transplantation.

More definitions of tissue type

Definition of tissue type in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
a powerful whirlpool in the sea