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incompatibility

 [in″kom-pat″ĭ-bil´ĭ-te]
the quality of being incompatible.

in·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty

(in'kom-pat'i-bil'i-tē),
1. The quality of being incompatible.
2. A means of classifying bacterial plasmids; two plasmids are incompatible if they cannot coexist in one host cell.

incompatibility

[in′kəmpat′ibil′itē]
Etymology: L, in, not, + compatibilus, agreeing
transfusion of a mismatched red blood cell unit, for instance, giving blood group A donor cells to a blood group O recipient, resulting in a transfusion reaction.

incompatibility

Transfusion medicine See Transfusion reaction. See ABO incompatibility, Rh incompatibility.

in·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty

(in'kŏm-pat'i-bil'i-tē)
1. The quality of being incompatible.
2. A means of classifying bacterial plasmids; two plasmids are incompatible if they cannot coexist in one host cell.

incompatibility

  1. a mismatch between cells of different organisms. see SELF-INCOMPATIBILITY.
  2. the inability of particular PLASMIDS (within the same incompatibility group) to co-exist in the same cell line.

in·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty

(in'kŏm-pat'i-bil'i-tē)
1. The quality of being incompatible.
2. A means of classifying bacterial plasmids.

incompatibility (in´kəmpat´ibil´itē),

n a disharmonious relationship among the ingredients of prescriptions or other drug mixtures.
incompatibility, chemical,
n a situation in which two or more of the ingredients of a drug interact chemically, with resulting deterioration of the mixture.

incompatibility

the quality of being incompatible.

drug incompatibility
may be chemical, i.e. the drugs react with each other and precipitate, produce gas or similar effect, or pharmacological in that the effects of the two on tissues are opposite, or pharmaceutical, e.g. immiscibility, insolubility.
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