blood group antigen


Any of various inherited antigens found on the surface of red blood cells that determine a blood grouping reaction with a specific antiserum.

Nearby words

  1. blood feud,
  2. blood fluke,
  3. blood gas,
  4. blood gas analysis,
  5. blood group,
  6. blood group-specific substances a and b,
  7. blood grouping,
  8. blood groups,
  9. blood guilt,
  10. blood heat

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