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universal recipient

n.
A person who has group AB blood and is therefore able to receive blood from any other group in the ABO system.
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uni·ver·sal re·cip·i·ent

n. recipiente universal, persona que pertenece al grupo de sangre AB.
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'You might not be totally sure what each bit means, but one of them is definitely a universal donor (O) and another is a universal recipient (AB).'
However, blood group AB (known as "universal recipient") has both antigens and no antibodies, meaning that a person with this blood group can receive donated blood from anybody.
Type AB+ is the universal recipient, whereas type AB- is not.
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