Definitions for Rh

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

RH

or rh

  1. relative humidity.

    Category: Meteorology

Rh

  1. Category: Chemistry, Physiology

    Ref: Rh factor .

Rh*

  1. rhodium.

* Chem. Symbol..

R.H.

  1. Royal Highness.

r.h.

  1. right hand.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rhesus factor, Rh factor, Rh(noun)

    a blood group antigen possessed by Rh-positive people; if an Rh-negative person receives a blood transfusion from an Rh-positive person it can result in hemolysis and anemia

  2. rhodium, Rh, atomic number 45(noun)

    a white hard metallic element that is one of the platinum group and is found in platinum ores; used in alloys with platinum

  3. releasing hormone, RH, releasing factor, hypothalamic releasing hormone, hypothalamic releasing factor(noun)

    any of several hormones produced in the hypothalamus and carried by a vein to the anterior pituitary gland where they stimulate the release of anterior pituitary hormones; each of these hormones causes the anterior pituitary to secrete a specific hormone

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