major immunogene complex


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major immunogene complex

[′mā·jar ‚ə′myü·nə·jēn ′käm‚pleks]
(immunology)
A genetic region containing loci that code for lymphocyte surface antigens, histocompatibility antigens, immune response gene products, and proteins of the complement system. Abbreviated MIC.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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