Definition of non-secretor in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˌnɒnsɪˈkriːtə


A person whose saliva and other secretions do not contain blood-group antigens.
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  • Duodenal ulcer is twice as common in those who are blood group O non-secretors.
  • As a general rule, a higher intensity of oral disease is found among ABH non-secretors.
  • In all blood groups the average number of cavities is lower for ABH secretors than for non-secretors.

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