nonsecretor
noun Date: 1944 an individual of blood group A, B, or AB who does not secrete the antigens characteristic of these blood groups in bodily fluids (as saliva)

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  • nonsecretor — noun That which is not a secretor …   Wiktionary

  • nonsecretor — An individual whose saliva does not contain antigens of the ABO blood group. SEE ALSO: secretor. * * * non·se·cre·tor si krēt ər n an individual of blood group A, B, or AB who does not secrete the antigens characteristic of these blood groups in… …   Medical dictionary

  • nonsecretor — non·secretor …   English syllables

  • nonsecretor — n. a person in whose body fluids it is not possible to detect soluble forms of the A, B, or O agglutinogens that determine blood group. Compare: secretor …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • nonsecretor — | ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: non (I) + secretor : an individual who lacks water soluble group specific substances …   Useful english dictionary

  • FUT2 — Fucosyltransferase 2 (secretor status included), also known as FUT2, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: FUT2 fucosyltransferase 2 (secretor status included)| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView… …   Wikipedia

  • secretor — An individual whose bodily fluids (saliva, semen, vaginal secretions) contain a water soluble form of the antigens of the ABO blood group. Secretors constitute 80% of the population. In forensic medicine, the examination of fluids has enhanced… …   Medical dictionary

  • group-specific — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : having a specific relation to a particular blood group used of polysaccharides found in red blood cells, tissues, and body fluids and usually also in bodily discharges; compare isohemagglutinogen, nonsecretor,… …   Useful english dictionary

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