- A classification of blood that is based on the presence or absence of antigen, antigens in the red blood cell, red blood cells of an individual. For the purposes of blood transfusion three antigens referred to as "A", "B" and "RhD?" (out of a total of 29) are the most important. Based on their presence the human blood can be classified to A, AB, B, and O blood types which are further divided to Rh positive or negative.
- Dutch: bloedgroep
- French: groupe sanguin
- German: Blutgruppe
- Italian: gruppo sanguigno
- Spanish: grupo sanguíneo , tipo de sangre
Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for blood type for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.