Medical Dictionary

Lewis blood group

noun

medical Definition of Lewis blood group

:any of a system of blood groups controlled by a pair of dominant-recessive alleles and characterized by antigens which are released into body fluids, are adsorbed onto the surface of red blood cells, and tend to interreact with the antigens produced by secretors although they are genetically independent of them

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Lewis blood group? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to praise usually to excess

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!