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universal recipient Line breaks: uni|ver¦sal re|cipi|ent

Definition of universal recipient in English:


A person of blood group AB, who can in theory receive donated blood of any ABO blood group.
Example sentences
  • Type O is considered a universal donor, and Type AB is considered a universal recipient.
  • Group AB are universal recipients because they can accept blood from anyone.
  • I've got AB + blood which is rare, so though I am a universal recipient personally, the need for my type of blood is always high.
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