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Found Histocompatibility 2 times.

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1. Histocompatibility (histocompatible)
The ability of a tissue being transplanted from a donor to be accepted by and to function in the recipient (that is, without being attacked by the recipient's immune system ). The chances of histocompatibility are much greater if the donor and recipient have the same or similar genotype s of histocompatibility antigen s.

2. Histocompatibility antigens
The antigen s on cell s which are responsible for rejection of foreign body tissue such as grafts transplanted from a genetically dissimilar donor.