blood typing

noun

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 Safe blood transfusions depend on careful blood typing and cross-matching. Julie Washington, cleveland, "What is a blood type, and why it might matter if you get the coronavirus?," 30 June 2020 Announcements about these studies have raised questions about the science behind blood typing. Julie Washington, cleveland, "What is a blood type, and why it might matter if you get the coronavirus?," 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, "The Paternity Reveal," 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, "The Paternity Reveal," 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, latimes.com, "From Golden State Killer to Grim Sleeper, DNA helping break serial killer mysteries from 1970s and 1980s," 29 Apr. 2018

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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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22 Jul 2020

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“Blood typing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blood%20typing. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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blood typing

noun

Medical Definition of blood typing

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

called also blood grouping

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