transplantation antigen


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his·to·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty an·ti·gen

an antigen on the surface of nucleated cells, particularly leucocytes and thrombocytes.
See also: H-2 antigens.

transplantation antigen

The commonly used term for any of the histocompatibility antigens that cause the immune system of one individual to reject transplanted tissue.
See also: antigen
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