Definition of Rhesus factor

1. Noun. A blood group antigen possessed by Rh-positive people; if an Rh-negative person receives a blood transfusion from an Rh-positive person it can result in hemolysis and anemia.

Exact synonyms: Rh, Rh Factor
Generic synonyms: Antigen



Definition of Rhesus factor

1. Noun. An antigen (also referred to as RhD) appearing on the surface of the red blood cells of most (85%) humans. An incompatibility between the Rh-blood types of a mother and her baby may cause serious disease for the baby. ¹

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