tissue-matching

tissue typing

noun
identification of specific genetically linked antigens in tissue in order to minimize antigenic differences between donor and recipient tissue in organ transplantation.
Also called tissue matching.


Origin:
1960–65

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tissue typing

noun
a series of diagnostic tests before an organ transplant to determine whether the tissues of a donor and recipient are compatible 
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