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rhesus factornoun [S]

uk   /ˈriː.səs ˌfæk.tər/ us   /ˈriː.səs ˌfæk.tɚ/ written abbreviation Rh factor specialized
a substance in the red blood cells of most people that causes the production of antibodies in the blood: People whose blood contains the rhesus factor are rhesus positive (Rh+) and those whose blood does not contain it are rhesus negative (Rh-).
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in Chinese (Simplified) 猕因子, Rh(血型)因子…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獼因數, Rh(血型)因數…
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