Rh-positive
adjective Date: 1942 containing Rh factor in the red blood cells

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  • Rh positive — ☆ Rh positive [är′āch′ ] adj. having Rh factor: said of blood or individuals …   English World dictionary

  • Rh positive — noun the blood group (approximately 85% of people) whose red cells have the Rh factor (Rh antigen) • Syn: ↑Rh positive blood type • Hypernyms: ↑blood group, ↑blood type * * * /ahr aych poz i tiv/. See under …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rh-positive — Rh pos·i·tive (är āch pŏzʹĭ tĭv) adj. Containing an Rh factor. * * * …   Universalium

  • Rh-positive — Rh pos·i·tive .är .āch päz ət iv, päz tiv adj containing Rh factor in the red blood cells …   Medical dictionary

  • rh-positive — adjective of persons (or their blood) having the Rh factor present in their red blood cells • Ant: ↑rh negative * * * adjective Usage: usually capitalized R : containing Rh factor in the red blood cells …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rh positive — /ahr aych poz i tiv/. See under Rh factor. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • Rh positive — [[t]ˈɑrˈeɪtʃ[/t]] adj. phl See under Rh factor • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • Rh positive — /ˌareɪtʃ ˈpɒzətɪv/ (say .ahraych pozuhtiv) adjective See Rh factor …   Australian English dictionary

  • Rh-positive blood type — noun the blood group (approximately 85% of people) whose red cells have the Rh factor (Rh antigen) • Syn: ↑Rh positive • Hypernyms: ↑blood group, ↑blood type …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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