blood type

noun
human blood cells (usually just the red blood cells) that have the same antigens
Syn: ↑blood group
Hypernyms: ↑blood
Hyponyms:

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noun

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blood type noun
Blood group
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Main Entry:blood

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blood type UK US noun [countable] [singular blood type plural blood types] medical mainly american
Thesaurus: heart, blood and circulationhyponym

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blood type,
= blood group. (Cf.blood group)
blood-type «BLUHD TYP», transitive verb, -typed, -typ|ing.
to classify (the blood) according to type or (persons) according to blood group.

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n. another term for blood group

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noun, pl ⋯ types [count]
chiefly US : one of the eight different blood categories into which humans are separated
◇ These categories of blood are labeled A, B, AB, or O and each of these is either Rh-positive or Rh-negative.

Her blood type is B negative.

called also blood group

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ˈblood type [blood type] noun (especially NAmE)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • 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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