blood type
noun see blood group

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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 type — ☆ blood type n. any of the divisions in a classification of blood based on the individual agglutinogens of a given blood group that are present on a person s red blood cells: the presence of the agglutinogens is detected by the cells reactions… …   Universalium

  • blood type — ☆ blood type n. any of the divisions in a classification of blood based on the individual agglutinogens of a given blood group that are present on a person s red blood cells: the presence of the agglutinogens is detected by the cells reactions… …   English World dictionary

  • blood type — n especially AmE one of the classes into which human blood can be separated, including A, B, AB, and O British Equivalent: blood group …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blood type — blood types N COUNT Someone s blood type is the same as their blood group …   English dictionary

  • blood type — blood ,type noun count one of the groups that human blood can be divided into. The four main groups are A, B, AB, and O …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • blood type — blood′ type n. phl blood group • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • blood type — noun human blood cells (usually just the red blood cells) that have the same antigens • Syn: ↑blood group • Hypernyms: ↑blood • Hyponyms: ↑A, ↑type A, ↑group A, ↑B, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • blood type — The specific agglutination pattern of erythrocytes of an individual to the antisera of one blood group; e.g., the ABO blood group consists of four major blood type s: O, A, B, and AB. This classification depends on the presence or absence …   Medical dictionary

  • blood-type — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: blood type : to determine the blood group of (an individual) * * * blood type, = blood group. (Cf. ↑blood group) blood type «BLUHD TYP», transitive verb, typed …   Useful english dictionary

  • blood type — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms blood type : singular blood type plural blood types medical mainly American a blood group …   English dictionary

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