- to match (related items from two or more lists or groups).
- Medicine/Medical. to subject (blood) to cross matching.
Origin of cross-match
First recorded in 1925–30
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- immunol to test the compatibility of (a donor's and recipient's blood) by checking that the red cells of each do not agglutinate in the other's serum
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