universal recipient

noun

: a person with blood group AB blood who can receive blood from any donor

Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of universal recipient was in 1922

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“Universal recipient.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/universal%20recipient. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

universal recipient

noun
: a person with blood group AB blood who can receive blood from any donor

Medical Definition

universal recipient

noun
1
: a person who has Rh-positive blood of the blood group AB and who can receive blood from any donor
broadly : a person with blood group AB blood
2
: the blood or blood group of a universal recipient
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