blood group

`blood ,group noun count BRITISH
BLOOD TYPE

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • blood group — Med. 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. Cf. ABO system, Rh factor. [1915 20] * * …   Universalium

  • blood group — noun Date: 1916 one of the classes (as those designated A, B, AB, or O) into which individuals or their blood can be separated on the basis of the presence or absence of specific antigens in the blood called also blood type …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ABO blood group system — ABO redirects here. For other uses, see ABO (disambiguation). H substance redirects here. For use in inflammation, see histamine. ABO blood group antigens present on red blood cells and IgM antibodies present in the serum The ABO blood group… …   Wikipedia

  • Rh blood group system — Rh redirects here. For Siddharta, see Rh (album). For the band, see The RH Factor. The Rh (Rhesus) blood group system (including the Rh factor) is one of the currently 30 human blood group systems. It is clinically the most important blood group… …   Wikipedia

  • Human blood group systems — The International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT) currently recognises 30 major blood group systems (including the ABO and Rh systems). [cite web |url=http://blood.co.uk/ibgrl/ISBT%20Pages/ISBT%20Terminology%20Pages/Table%20of%20blood%20group%… …   Wikipedia

  • Rhesus blood group system — The term Rhesus (Rh) blood group system refers to the 5 main Rhesus antigens (C, c, D, E and e) as well as the many other less frequent Rhesus antigens. The terms Rhesus factor and Rh factor are equivalent and refer to the Rh D antigen… …   Wikipedia

  • SS blood group tattoo — SS blood group tattoos were worn by members of the Waffen SS during World War II. Basic informationThe SS blood group tattoo was applied, in theory, to all Waffen SS (W SS) members (except members of the British Free Corps). It was a small black… …   Wikipedia

  • ABO blood group — noun Date: 1949 any of the four blood groups A, B, AB, and O comprising the ABO system …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Blood type — (or blood group) is determined, in part, by the ABO blood group antigens present on red blood cells. A blood type (also called a blood group) is a classification of blood based on the presence or absence of inherited antigenic substances on the… …   Wikipedia

  • Blood transfusion — Intervention Plastic bag containing packed red blood cells in citrate, phosphate, dextrose, and adenine (CPDA) solution …   Wikipedia

  • Blood plasma — is the straw colored liquid component of blood in which the blood cells in whole blood are normally suspended. It makes up about 55% of the total blood volume. It is the intravascular fluid part of extracellular fluid (all body fluid outside of… …   Wikipedia

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