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blood type:

see blood groupsblood groups,
differentiation of blood by type, classified according to immunological (antigenic) properties, which are determined by specific substances on the surface of red blood cells.
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blood type

[′bləd ‚tīp]
(immunology)
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Their contributions are vital for treatments of other blood groups in emergency situations but also to treat others of their own blood type since they can only be transfused with O Negative blood.
The blood type diet claims to be in rhythm with your genetic pattern, with food recommended according to your blood group.
The relationship between blood type and diminished ovarian reserve was independent of age.
D'Adamo believes some foods may be harmful to the cells of one blood type and beneficial to the cells of another as our blood type is genetically programmed to accept or reject certain proteins called lectins.
The belief that blood type is a clue to your personality is extremely widespread in Japan," says Jennifer Robertson, an anthropologist who teaches Japanese history and culture at the University of Michigan.
The chip's serial number pulls up the patients' blood type and other medical information.
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The authors of The Blood Type Diet Cookbook argue that the answer to which diet suits us lies in who we are and not in what the diet is.
The theory is that different humans evolved eating different foods, and that a person's blood type corresponds with the humans from whom he/she descended.