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ABO system

Definition of the noun abo system

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  1. a classification system for the antigens of human blood; used in blood transfusion therapy; four groups are A and B and AB and O

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Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

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Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

ABO system. abscisic acid A naturally occurring plant hormone that.

Google previewThe Eat Right 4 Your Type The complete Blood Type Encyclopedia (2002)

by Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo, Catherine Whitney

Human beings possess as many as 300 independent blood grouping systems, although the ABO system is by far the most important, both from a disease perspective and ...

Google previewAustralian Nurses' Dictionary (2016)

by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley

ABO system (see table). In clinical practice, there are four main blood ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Forensic Science (2012)

by Suzanne Bell

The ABO system consists of antigens found on the outer surfaces of red blood cells (also called erythrocytes and commonly abbreviated to RBCs) and corresponding *antibodies in the serum. The approximate frequencies (UK and USA) are A: ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

There are more than 30 blood group systems, of which two of the most important are the ABO system and the Rhesus system. The ABO system is based on the presence or absence of *antigens A and B: blood of groups A and B contains ...

Google previewBailliere's Nurses Dictionary for Nurses and Health Care Workers, 1st South Asia Edition (2016)

by Annu Kaushik

ABO system (see Table). In clinical practice there are four main blood types: A, B, O and AB. In addition to this major grouping there is a rhesus (Rh) system that is important in the prevention of haemolytic disease of the newborn resulting from ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

The ABO system is also important because it can be used in paternity suits to rule out whether a man is the father of a certain child or not. abomasum : The fourth stomach of the cow. The abomasums of suckling calves are used as a source of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. R├ędei

The ABO system has also a limited use in forensic medicine in paternity suites, in typing bloodstains, semen and saliva in criminal cases. Immunologically active forms may be recovered in old ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (2015)

by Robert Hine

ABO system One of the most important human *blood group systems. The system is based on the presence or absence of *antigens A and B on the surface of red blood cells and *antibodies against these in blood serum. A person whose ...

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