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noun Medicine/Medical.
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.
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Also called blood type.

Origin of blood group

First recorded in 1915–20
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British Dictionary definitions for blood group

blood group

noun
any one of the various groups into which human blood is classified on the basis of its agglutinogensAlso called: blood type
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Scientific definitions for blood group

blood group

See blood type.
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Cultural definitions for blood group

blood group

See blood type.

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