secretor

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

Definition of secretor

: an individual of blood group A, B, or AB who secretes the antigens characteristic of these blood groups in bodily fluids (such as saliva)

First Known Use of secretor

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Secretor.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/secretor. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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secretor

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

Medical Definition of secretor

: an individual of blood group A, B, or AB who secretes the antigens characteristic of these blood groups in bodily fluids (as saliva)

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