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RH INCOMPATIBILITY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Rh incompatibility mean? 

RH INCOMPATIBILITY (noun)
  The noun RH INCOMPATIBILITY has 1 sense:

1. incompatibility of Rh blood types; a transfusion of Rh-positive blood given to a Rh-negative person (or vice versa) can result in hemolysis and anemia

  Familiarity information: RH INCOMPATIBILITY used as a noun is very rare.


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RH INCOMPATIBILITY (noun)


Sense 1Rh incompatibility [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Incompatibility of Rh blood types; a transfusion of Rh-positive blood given to a Rh-negative person (or vice versa) can result in hemolysis and anemia

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("Rh incompatibility" is a kind of...):

incompatibility ((immunology) the degree to which the body's immune system will try to reject foreign material (as transfused blood or transplanted tissue))


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