nonsecretor

noun
non·​se·​cre·​tor | \ ˌnän-si-ˈkrē-tər How to pronounce nonsecretor (audio) \

Definition of nonsecretor

: an individual of blood group A, B, or AB who does not secrete the antigens characteristic of these blood groups in bodily fluids (such as saliva)

First Known Use of nonsecretor

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonsecretor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonsecretor. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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nonsecretor

noun
non·​se·​cre·​tor | \ -si-ˈkrēt-ər How to pronounce nonsecretor (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonsecretor

: an individual of blood group A, B, or AB who does not secrete the antigens characteristic of these blood groups in bodily fluids (as saliva)

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