universal donor


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universal donor

n.
A person who has group O blood and is therefore able to serve as a donor to a person of any other blood group in the ABO system.

universal donor

n
(Medicine) a person who has blood of group O and whose blood may be safely transfused to persons with most other blood types

u′niver′sal do′nor


n.
a person with blood type O.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.universal donor - a person whose type O Rh-negative blood may be safely transfused into persons with other blood typesuniversal donor - a person whose type O Rh-negative blood may be safely transfused into persons with other blood types
blood donor - someone who gives blood to be used for transfusions
Translations

uni·ver·sal do·nor

n. donante universal, persona que pertenece al grupo de sangre tipo O, de factor RH negativo, cuya sangre puede ser dada a personas con sangre tipo ABO con poco riesgo de complicaciones.
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The deal brings the Universal Donor Cell technology to Astellas Pharma, with which it will create cell therapy products that do not require Human Leukocyte Antigen matching, potentially overcoming a major treatment challenge by reducing the risk of rejection.
O negative is the universal donor blood which can be safely given to almost anyone, making it especially valuable for trauma patients where there is little time to test for blood groups.
If you with one important groups, just Newcastle O negative is the universal donor blood which can be safely given to almost anyone, making it especially valuable for trauma patients where there is little time to test for blood groups.
Because he has the rare blood group B+, Teddy relied on transfusions of 0-blood - the universal donor - as his group is in such short supply.
Using a genome editing approach, the company engineers stem cells to prevent expression of polymorphic human leukocyte antigen (HLA) molecules, removing the cause of donor tissue rejection and creating Universal Donor Stem Cells that are compatible with every patient.
Using a genome editing approach the company engineers stem cells to prevent expression of polymorphic human leukocyte antigen (HLA) molecules, removing the cause of donor tissue rejection and creating Universal Donor Stem Cells that are compatible with every patient.
Regen BioPharma's pipeline includes autologous cell therapies (HemaXellerate, dCellVax, tCellVax), universal donor cell therapy (ucVax) and small molecules (NR2F6 program).
Universal donor blood could have been delivered in 20 minutes or less because it is readily available.
Type-O blood is known as the universal donor and can be given to patients of all blood types.
These eye banks made possible 72,736 sight-restoring corneal transplants in 2013 and the opportunity to perform more transplants is significant because virtually everyone is a universal donor.
Do you know that coconut water is a universal donor - it is identical to human blood plasma;
The blood would be Type O negative, also known as universal donor blood which currently comprises just seven percent of the blood donor pool.

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