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United Network For Organ Sharing
UNOSUnited Network for Organ Sharing Transplant surgery A database dedicated to optimizing the use of transplantable organs; according to UNOS statistics–1995, ± 20,000 major organs and tissues are transplanted/yr; since successful survival of transplanted tissue is a function of the degree of histocompatibility matches, the larger the pool of donor and recipient haplotypes, the better the long-term survival of these organs. See Transplantation.
United Network for Organ Sharing.