Definition of Rh

1. Noun. A blood group antigen possessed by Rh-positive people; if an Rh-negative person receives a blood transfusion from an Rh-positive person it can result in hemolysis and anemia.

Exact synonyms: Rh Factor, Rhesus Factor
Generic synonyms: Antigen



2. Noun. A white hard metallic element that is one of the platinum group and is found in platinum ores; used in alloys with platinum.
Exact synonyms: Atomic Number 45, Rhodium
Generic synonyms: Metal, Metallic Element

3. Noun. Any of several hormones produced in the hypothalamus and carried by a vein to the anterior pituitary gland where they stimulate the release of anterior pituitary hormones; each of these hormones causes the anterior pituitary to secrete a specific hormone.

Definition of Rh

1. Initialism. Review Hearing ¹

2. Initialism. (US army)(aviation) prefix code for reconnaissance helicopter designations ¹

3. Initialism. relative humidity ¹

4. Initialism. (medicine) The Rhesus factor. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Rh

1. A blood group system and one of the most complex. A person can be said to be rh-positive or rh-negative. Rh stands for rhesus monkeys. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rh

rezeroing
rezeros
rezes
rezip
rezone
rezoned
rezones
rezoning
rezonings
rezulin
rezzed
rezzes
rezzing
reëdit
rgds
rh (current term)
rh-hr blood-group system
rh-negative
rh-positive
rh factor
rh isoimmunization
rhabarbarate
rhabarbarin
rhabarbarine
rhabarberone
rhabd-
rhabdiasoidea
rhabdite
rhabdites
rhabditida

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