Definition of rhesus positive in English:

rhesus positive

Line breaks: rhe¦sus posi|tive

adjective

Having the rhesus factor.
More example sentences
  • In later pregnancies where the baby is also rhesus positive, the levels of these antibodies in the mother's blood rise rapidly.
  • Mrs Barclay suffers from rhesus disease, a blood disorder which occurs in around one in 100 women with rhesus negative blood carrying rhesus positive babies.
  • Anti-D is given to rhesus negative mothers who have given birth to rhesus positive babies.

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Pronunciation: ˈapəzɪt
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something