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blood group

n.
Any of several immunologically distinct, genetically determined classes of human blood that are based on the presence or absence of certain antigens and are clinically identified by characteristic agglutination reactions. Also called blood type.

blood group

n
(Medicine) any one of the various groups into which human blood is classified on the basis of its agglutinogens. Also called: blood type

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n.
any of various classes into which human blood can be divided according to immunological compatibility based on the presence or absence of specific antigens on red blood cells. Also called blood type. Compare ABO system, Rh factor.
[1915–20]

blood group

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Noun1.blood group - human blood cells (usually just the red blood cells) that have the same antigensblood group - human blood cells (usually just the red blood cells) that have the same antigens
blood - the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets; "blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products"; "the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"
group A, type A, A - the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen
group B, type B, B - the blood group whose red cells carry the B antigen
group AB, type AB, AB - the blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens
group O, type O, O - the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens; "people with type O blood are universal donors"
Rh positive, Rh-positive blood type - the blood group (approximately 85% of people) whose red cells have the Rh factor (Rh antigen)
Rh negative, Rh-negative blood, Rh-negative blood type - the blood group whose red cells lack the Rh factor (Rh antigen)
Translations
krevní skupina
blodtype
veriryhmä
krvna grupa
血液型
혈액형
blodgrupp
กลุ่มเลือด
nhóm máu

blood group

ngruppo sanguigno

blood group

فَصِيلَةُ الدَّم krevní skupina blodtype Blutgruppe ομάδα αίματος grupo sanguíneo veriryhmä groupe sanguin krvna grupa gruppo sanguigno 血液型 혈액형 bloedgroep blodtype grupa krwi grupo sanguíneo группа крови blodgrupp กลุ่มเลือด kan grubu nhóm máu 血型
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The spokesman added: "If you don't know your blood group or if you've never given blood before now is a great time to try.
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Only 2% of donors are B negative and it is a blood group more common in black and Asian people.
My blood group is B negative while my girlfriend has a O positive blood group.
Now research suggests your blood group could make you more prone to certain illnesses - and also protect you.
The ABO group system was the first of the 33 current blood group systems [1,2] to be identified and is the most significant for transfusion medicine practice.
The frequency of neonatal hemolytic disease and indirect hyperbilirubinemias related with Rh sensitization has decreased with widespread use of anti-D gamma globulin, and the importance of minor blood group (subgroup) incompatibilities has gradually increased (1, 2).
ISLAMABAD -- A number of studies have indicated that your blood group can be the main factor that affects your heath to a large extent.
Summary: New Delhi [India], August 19 (ANI): Various studies indicate that blood group is the main genetic factor that affects the health and well-being to a large extent.
com/books/the-blood-group-antigen-factsbook/reid/978-0-12-415849-8) 34 other blood group systems with more than 300 known variants .
Q Can you explain how a person's blood group is determined?