universal donor

universal donor
A person with blood type o, which lacks antigens, and is therefore compatible with all other blood types, allowing such person to donate blood to any other person.

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  • universal donor — n 1) a person who has Rh negative blood of the blood group O and whose blood can be donated to any recipient broadly a person with blood group O blood 2) the blood or blood group of a universal donor * * * a person whose blood is type O in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Universal donor — U ni*ver sal do nor, n. (Med.) a person belonging to the O blood group (of the ABO classification), who can safely donate blood to anyone. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • universal donor — universal donor. См. универсальный донор. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • universal donor — n. a person with blood type O, able to donate blood to a person of any blood type but able to receive blood only from a person with the same blood type: see ABO SYSTEM …   English World dictionary

  • universal donor — /junəvɜsəl ˈdoʊnə/ (say yoohnuhversuhl dohnuh) noun a blood donor whose blood is of a group that may be transfused to persons of other groups …   Australian English dictionary

  • universal donor — noun a person whose type O Rh negative blood may be safely transfused into persons with other blood types • Hypernyms: ↑blood donor …   Useful english dictionary

  • universal donor — noun Date: 1922 a person with blood group O blood which can be donated to any recipient; also the blood of such a person …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • universal donor — a person with blood of group O. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • universal donor — noun a person of blood group O, who can in theory donate blood to recipients of any ABO blood group …   English new terms dictionary

  • universal donor — u′niver′sal do′nor n. med a person with blood type O • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

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