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compatible

 
1. capable of harmonious coexistence; said of two or more medications that are suitable for simultaneous administration without nullification or aggravation of their effects.
2. denoting a donor and recipient of a blood transfusion in which there is no transfusion reaction.
3. histocompatible.

com·pat·i·ble

(kom-pat'ĭ-bĕl),
1. Capable of being mixed without undergoing destructive chemical change or exhibiting mutual antagonism; said of the elements in a properly constructed pharmaceutical mixture.
2. Denoting the ability of two biologic entities to exist together without nullification of, or deleterious effects on, the function of either; for example, blood, tissues, or organs that cause no reaction when transfused or no rejection when transplanted.
3. Denoting satisfactory relationships between two or more people as in work or in marriage or in sexual activities.
[L. con-, with, + patior, to suffer]

compatible

(kəm-păt′ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of existing or performing in harmonious, agreeable, or congenial combination with another or others: compatible family relationships.
2. Capable of orderly, efficient integration and operation with other elements in a system with no modification or conversion required.
3. Capable of forming a chemically or biochemically stable system.
4. Medicine Capable of being grafted, transfused, or transplanted from one individual to another without rejection: compatible blood.
n.
A device, such as a computer or computer software, that can be integrated into or used with another device or system of its type.

com·pat′i·bil′i·ty, com·pat′i·ble·ness n.
com·pat′i·bly adv.

compatible

1 capable of harmonious coexistence, said of two or more medications that are suitable for simultaneous administration without nullification or aggravation of their effects.
2 denoting a donor and recipient of a blood transfusion in which there is no transfusion reaction.
3 histocompatible.

compatible

adjective
Immunology
Referring to the non-rejection by a recipient of a donor organ or tissue.
 
Pharmacology
Referring to the lack of adverse interactions between medications, allowing simultaneous administration without nullification or aggravation of either’s effect.
 
Popular psychology
Referring to the ability of 2 adults to function harmoniously.
 
Transfusion medicine
Referring to a blood transfusion that does not evoke a transfusion reaction in the recipient.

compatible

adjective Pharmacology Referring to the lack of adverse interactions between medications, which allows simultaneous administration without nullification or aggravation of either's effect Pop psychology Referring to the ability of 2 adults to function as a couple Transfusion medicine Referring to a blood transfusion without a transfusion reaction in the recipient

com·pat·i·ble

(kŏm-pat'i-bĕl)
1. Capable of being mixed without undergoing destructive chemical change or exhibiting mutual antagonism; said of the elements in a properly constructed pharmaceutical mixture.
2. Denoting the ability of two biologic entities to exist together without nullification of, or deleterious effects on, the function of either; e.g., blood, tissues, or organs that cause no reaction when transfused or no rejection when transplanted.
3. Denoting satisfactory relationships between two or more people as in work or in marriage or in sexual activities.
[L. con-, with, + patior, to suffer]

compatible,

adj 1. congruent.
2. capable of blending with.

com·pat·i·ble

(kŏm-pat'i-bĕl)
Capable of being mixed without undergoing destructive chemical change.
[L. con-, with, + patior, to suffer]

compatible

capable of existing together without adverse reaction. In therapeutics drugs that can be administered together without reacting together so as to destroy each other's effectiveness.
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