blood typing

noun Physiology.

the process of classifying blood into blood groups, based on laboratory tests to reveal the presence or absence of particular antigens on the surface of red blood cells.

Nearby words

  1. blood substitute,
  2. blood sugar,
  3. blood test,
  4. blood transfusion,
  5. blood type,
  6. blood urea nitrogen,
  7. blood vessel,
  8. blood vessels,
  9. blood volume,
  10. blood work

Origin of blood typing

First recorded in 1925–30

Also called blood grouping. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for blood typing

blood typing


blood grouping

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