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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

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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