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ABO blood group system, ABO system, ABO group(noun)
a classification system for the antigens of human blood; used in blood transfusion therapy; four groups are A and B and AB and O
ABO blood group system
The ABO blood group system is the most important blood type system in human blood transfusion. The associated anti-A and anti-B antibodies are usually IgM antibodies, which are usually produced in the first years of life by sensitization to environmental substances such as food, bacteria, and viruses. ABO blood types are also present in some other animals, for example apes such as chimpanzees, bonobos, and gorillas.
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