blood group-specific substances A and B
Definition: solution of complexes of polysaccharides and amino acids that reduces the titer of anti-A and anti-B isoagglutinins in serum from those with group O; used to render group O blood reasonably safe for transfusion into those with group A, B, or AB, but does not affect any incompatibility that results from various other factors, such as Rh.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.