/ (ˈriːsəs) /
a baby suffering from haemolytic disease at birth as its red blood cells (which are Rh positive) have been attacked in the womb by antibodies from its Rh negative motherTechnical name: erythroblastosis fetalis
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Word Origin for rhesus baby
C20: see Rh factor
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