blood typing


Definition of blood typing

: the action or process of determining an individual's blood group

Examples of blood typing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Physicians knew that transfusions had to come from a patient’s relative or the patient’s own blood, but precise blood typing did not yet exist, Mahoney said. Julie Washington, cleveland, 24 Feb. 2021 Activities will include fingerprinting, blood typing and DNA extraction. Staff Report,, 20 Jan. 2021 Safe blood transfusions depend on careful blood typing and cross-matching. Julie Washington, cleveland, 30 June 2020 Announcements about these studies have raised questions about the science behind blood typing. Julie Washington, cleveland, 30 June 2020 For these and other, less scientific reasons, a lot of people seemed perfectly comfortable disregarding blood typing as evidence. Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, 24 June 2019 In courtrooms, especially in Europe, blood typing of mother and child became a method of ruling out putative fathers. Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, 24 June 2019 When Hayes, the LAPD captain, was a young cop in the late 1970s, forensic science consisted mainly of blood typing and fingerprints. James Queally,, 29 Apr. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of blood typing

1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blood typing was in 1919

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“Blood typing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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Medical Definition of blood typing

: the action or process of determining an individual's blood group

called also blood grouping


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