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Abbreviation for human leukocyte antigens , under antigen.
HLAhuman leukocyte antigens.
The class of major histocompatibility antigens in humans.
abbreviation for human leukocyte antigen.
HLAHuman leukocyte antigen complex Immunology A system of genes unique to a person and statistically shared with 1 in 4 siblings; HLA regions are within the major histocompatibility complex–MHC, on the short arm of chromosome 6, 32 centimorgans from the centromere, divided into 3 classes
Abbreviation for human leukocyte antigens.
HLAHuman leukocyte antigen; the MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX.
HLA (human leuckocyte antigen)
A group of protein molecules located on bone marrow cells that can provoke an immune response. A donor's and a recipient's HLA types should match as closely as possible to prevent the recipient's immune system from attacking the donor's marrow as a foreign material that does not belong in the body.
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human leukocyte antigen; HLA antigenic molecules that form the major histocompatibility complex (MHC), determining graft/host tissue compatibility (by identification of 'self 'or 'non-self' tissue moieties) and allowing tissue typing (see HLA B27)
Abbreviation for human leukocyte antigen.
(human leukocyte antigen) the human major histocompatibility complex of antigens.