cross·​match·​ing ˈkrȯ-ˈsmach-iŋ How to pronounce crossmatching (audio)
variants or crossmatch
: the testing of the compatibility of the bloods of a transfusion donor and a recipient by mixing the serum of each with the red cells of the other to determine the absence of agglutination reactions
crossmatch transitive verb

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“Crossmatching.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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