Rh negative

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Rh negative: Blood Types
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Rh negative

the blood group whose red cells lack the Rh factor (Rh antigen)

References in periodicals archive ?
If a Rh negative mother is carrying a Rh positive baby (the Rh positive gene from the father), some of the baby's RBC passes across the placenta.
B Rh negative blood is in demand because certain ethnic groups are more prone to particular diseases that require this blood type.
Card abo / d (vi +) + coombs direct in infants,card for confirmation of rh negative donor
Stocks of blood for vulnerable blood groups - O Rh negative and B Rh negative - are lower than we would like.
BLOOD donors who are O Rh negative (O-) are being asked to come forward following the festive period when stocks were drained more extensively than normal.
The NHS has issued an urgent appeal for Type O Rh negative (O-) blood donors because stocks have fallen to dangerously low levels across the country.
NHS Blood and Transplant said supplies of O Rh negative and B Rh negative blood are "under pressure", as demand from hospitals continues.
According to the Nature Genetics article, aside from having either a Blood Type A, Rh positive or Rh Negative, you also have a second Blood Type of either Rh Positive or Rh Negative Junior or Langeries and not many people know this.
5% of Japanese; (3) however, the frequency of Rh negative in Turkey is nearly 15%, which is similar to that in Asia and Europe (1), (2).
Blood groups O Rh negative and B Rh negative are now in demand and stocks need topped-up in time for Christmas.
NEW YORK, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to an increased need for Rh negative blood, New York Blood Center (NYBC) is urging its communities to roll up their sleeves, donate blood, and ensure hospital demands continue to be met.
We are all either Rh positive if we have the antigen on our red blood cells or Rh negative if we do not.
In Caucasian race, the prevalence of Rh negative individual is about 20 per cent.
But if the mum is RH negative and the dad positive, there is a chance the baby will be RH positive.
Redwood had received two thimerosal-containing injections of RhoGam while pregnant because her blood was Rh negative.