type O


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Noun1.type O - the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigenstype O - the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens; "people with type O blood are universal donors"
blood group, blood type - human blood cells (usually just the red blood cells) that have the same antigens
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It may be more accurate to say people with type O blood are at a lower risk for pancreatic cancer, given the work researchers from Yale University are doing on bacterial infection.
People with type O blood carry no antigens on the surface of their red blood cells.
In Britain, 46 per cent of the population have blood type O, 44 per cent have type A, like Martine, eight per cent have type B and only two per cent have type AB.