organs of Zuckerkandlmedical dictionary

Preferred term: para-aortic bodies

organ-specificmedical dictionary

Denoting or pertaining to a serum produced by the injection of the cells of a certain organ or tissue that, when injected into another animal, destroys the cells of the corresponding organ.

(05 Mar 2000)

organ-specific antigenmedical dictionary

A heterogenetic antigen with organ specificity; e.g., in addition to species-specific antigen, kidney of one species contains antigen that is identical to that in kidney of other species.

Synonyms: tissue-specific antigen.

(05 Mar 2000)

organ specificitymedical dictionary

Restriction of a characteristic or response to a particular organ of the body; it usually refers to that property of the immune response which differentiates one organ from another on the basis of antigen recognition, but the concept is not limited to immunology.

(12 Dec 1998)