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tissue type

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Definition of tissue type in English:

noun

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

verb

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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.

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