Definition of universal recipient in English:

universal recipient

Line breaks: uni|ver¦sal re|cipi|ent

noun

  • A person of blood group AB, who can in theory receive donated blood of any ABO blood group.
    More 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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