RH FACTOR (RHESUS FACTOR)

Any of at least eight antigens which have been genetically determined and may be affixed to the outer layer of an individual's red blood cells. See also: Rh reaction.

RH FACTOR (RHESUS FACTOR): "Rhesus monkeys were used in early testing, resulting in the name Rh factor."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RH FACTOR (RHESUS FACTOR)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rh-factor-rhesus-factor/ (accessed August 7, 2020).
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