Medical Dictionary

Kell

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adjective \ˈkel\

Medical Definition of Kell

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a group of allelic red-blood-cell antigens of which some are important causes of transfusion reactions and some forms of erythroblastosis fetalis Kell blood group system Kell blood typing

Biographical Note for kell

Kell,

, medical patient. Kell was a female patient in whose blood antibodies to an antigen of the Kell blood group were first found. The discovery of the group was first reported in 1946.


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